Authors say a study that looked at the rise in extreme rain and snowfall in the Northern Hemisphere in the last half of the 20th century is the first to show a link to global warming.
US and Australian scientists measured the plume from the Gulf oil spill during a research cruise. The findings are published Thursday.
An increasing proportion of storms are likely to hit the highest levels of intensity because of the projected effects of global warming, an international team of scientists concludes in the journal Nature Geoscience.
It’s a winter to remember – one that is likely to trigger a host of studies that try to tease out details of the factors contributing to the season’s snowstorms.