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Arctic: Ice loss in the polar north may deliver a frigid spring in the temperate zone

ClimateWire: Ice loss in the Arctic may be fueling extreme weather like the frigid spring conditions lingering over much of the United States, scientists said yesterday. While no one weather pattern can be tied to climate change, the ongoing chill is consistent with global warming in the sense that diminishing sea ice could be changing the jet stream, they said. Could April repeat February? Scientists say rapidly melting ice in the Arctic may extend cold weather storms in the United States. New Englanders,...