Sunday, February 05, 2012

arctic melt and winter chill

Cold records are breaking in Europe.  Rome is blanketed in snow.  How a hotter planet can have frigid winters is an old riddle (1, 2, and 3). The journal Tellus has just published the discovery of how global warming causes very cold winters.  The article is here; explanations at blisterdata.  Now we know.  Take that, moron skeptics!  And bring a snow shovel! 

Fifty-eight months left.