Photo Gallery: IPCC Predictions for German Weather
11/25/2011
Trees devastated by a winter storm in 2007 lie flat on a hillside in the German...
DPA

Trees devastated by a winter storm in 2007 lie flat on a hillside in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia: Although researchers predict that climate change will lead to fewer storms in Germany, they believe the ones that do arrive will be more powerful. Wind speed could increase by about 10 percent, they say, which represents a significant change.