The surprising way that climate change could worsen East Coast blizzards

Washington Post: As the East Coast digs out from the enormous snowfalls of Winter Storm Jonas, a prominent climate scientist has drawn a provocative connection between the storm, warm ocean temperatures off the U.S. and a slowdown of ocean circulation in the North Atlantic that may also be behind a much discussed cold ‘blob‘ to the southeast of Greenland. “People have thought, you get this cold blob, and it’s going to maybe affect Britain,” says Stefan Rahmstorf of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research,......

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