Scientists: Global warming to blame for big U.S. snowstorms

USA Today: Counterintuitive though it may be, "heavy snowstorms are not inconsistent with a warming planet," says Jeff Masters, director of meteorology for the Weather Underground, a private weather service. The announcement was made at a news conference on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a non-profit environmental group. It was not published in a peer-reviewed study in an academic journal. "The old adage, 'It's too cold to snow,' has some truth to it," said Masters.......

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