Global Warming Had Key Role in California Drought, Eastern Cold: Study

A new study has found that manmade global warming likely intensified an unusual weather pattern that led to both the California drought and the cold and s**wy winter in the eastern U.S

The study, accepted for publication in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, is the first peer reviewed research to examine the reasons behind a strong and stubborn area of high pressure, or a "ridge" in the upper atmosphere, across the Gulf of Alaska since **vember, and a sharp dip in the jet stream, or "trough," across the East

In finding a tie to manmade climate change, the study is likely to spark further research and debate on this topic Read more...

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