Sunday, February 16, 2014
THE INCREDIBLE MELTING ARCTIC
Jennifer Francis, a Rutgers University climate scientist, has a theory, somewhat controversial: The U.K.'s forever rain and droughts in the U.S.A. southwest may be the result of a rapidly warming Arctic.
Sounds like a pretty reasonable theory to me.
My main reason for this posting is to give myself an excuse to affix the above photograph taken back in early January by Ben Birchall. I first saw the pic a few days ago and was struck by its beauty. The scene of mother nature's power is Porthcawl Harbour, South Wales, U.K.
The Toronto Star...
Rapidly warming Arctic may be causing our polar-vortex winter
Arctic warming is driving persistent extreme weather patterns, a new theory advanced at the AAAS scientific meeting in Chicago Saturday suggests.