More Intense Summer Heat Waves Caused by the Faster Melting Arctic

March 17, 2015 2:33 AM

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Scientists from the Climate Impact Research Potsdam Institute revealed in a study, published March 12, the Arctic warming obviously interrupts the air stream that substantially rarefy summer storms. The effect causes more hot fronts.

This change of weather in the Summer weakened the crops of Russia in 2010, damaging harvests and triggering more wildfires. According to the study co-author Jascha Lehmann, climate changes can damage summer flow patterns and intensify the occurrence of warm fronts. The recent warm temperature levels...

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