Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Loss of Canadian Arctic sea ice stokes summer heat waves in southern U.S.


PHYS ORG
Drift ice in the Arctic ocean. Wickimedia commons.
Over the last 40 years, Arctic sea ice thickness, extent and volume have declined dramatically. Now, a new study finds a link between declining sea ice coverage in parts of the Canadian Arctic and an increasing incidence of summer heat waves across the southern United States. Story here.

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