On June 28 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s State of Climate in 2010 report said 2010 was the warmest or second-warmest year on record. On the same day the Pew Center on Global Climate Change released Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Understanding the Link, Managing the Risk on the link between climate change and the frequency of extreme weather events, and Scientific American published its first in a series of three articles about the same topic. recommended a “probability-based risk management framework” as the “correct way to consider the link between climate change and extreme weather.” John Carey, author of the Scientific American series said that while it is impossible to link individual events, climate change is making these extreme events more likely.