The flurry of reports this week linking the current cold snap in much of the United States to the effects of global warming now includes THIS ESSAY by Bryan Walsh:


Sea ice is vanishing from the Arctic thanks to climate change, which leaves behind dark open ocean water, which absorbs more of the heat from the sun than reflective ice. That in turn is helping to cause the Arctic to warm faster than the rest of the planet, almost twice the global average. The jet stream—the belt of fast-flowing, westerly winds that essentially serves as the boundary between cold northern ...

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The flurry of reports this week linking the current cold snap in much of the United States to the effects of global warming now includes THIS ESSAY by Bryan Walsh:

Sea ice is vanishing from the Arctic thanks to climate change, which leaves behind dark open ocean water, which absorbs more of the heat from the sun than reflective ice. That in turn is helping to cause the Arctic to warm faster than the rest of the planet, almost twice the global average. The jet stream—the belt of fast-flowing, westerly winds that essentially serves as the boundary between cold northern ...

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