NYTimes: A 'Bulge' in Atmospheric Pressure Gives Us a Super-Cold Winter Amid Global Warming

Authors: Green For All

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Worth a read today, this article from the New York Times, which indicates recent cold snap is a further sign of global warming, not an argument against it:

The ongoing disappearance of sea ice in the Arctic from elevated temperatures is a factor to changes in atmospheric pressure that control jet streams of air, explained James Overland, an oceanographer of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA. That is because ice-less ocean is darker and, thus, absorbs more solar heat, which in turn spews warmer air than average back into the Arctic atmosphere.

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