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Diminishing Arctic Sea Ice Linked To Colder, Snowier Winters
2012-02-28 05:51:56

Melting Arctic sea ice will mean colder winters with more snow in the Northern Hemisphere, according to a new study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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2009-09-08 09:05:00

Tornadoes that occur from hurricanes moving inland from the Gulf Coast are increasing in frequency, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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2005-09-16 10:41:16

An increase in the ferocity of hurricanes around the globe over the last 35 years may be attributable to global warming, a new report states. The study, which appears in the Sept. 16 issue of the journal Science, is perhaps one of the strongest scientific statements yet on a connection between hurricane activity and global warming.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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