COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Climate Change Makes Major Snowstorms More Likely
Description: Heavy snowstorms are not inconsistent with a warming planet. Global warming is "loading the dice" to increase the frequency of record-setting snowstorms like those that have pounded the United States and Europe the past two winters, according to scientists participating in a telephone press conference held by the Union of Concerned Scientists. [Source: Union of Concerned Scientists]
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Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Publish Date: 3/1/2011
Reading Level: Basic
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