Global warming may cause extremes by slowing "planetary waves"
Global warming may have caused extreme events such as a 2011 drought in the United States and a 2003 heatwave in Europe by slowing vast, wave-like weather flows in the northern hemisphere, scientists said on Tuesday.
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#1 Feb 26, 2013
But a build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, blamed on human activities led by use of fossil fuels, is heating the Arctic faster than other regions and slowing the mechanism that drives the waves,“the study suggested“.
"This is quite a breakthrough," he wrote. The scientists added that the 32-year-period studied was too short to
future climate change and that natural variations in the climate had not been ruled out completely as a cause.
the northern part of the globe, in summertime. Petoukhov led another study in 2010
that cold snaps in some recent winters in Europe were linked to low amounts of ice in the Arctic Ocean.
Predict,consider, and suggest looks like more scientific science fiction.
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