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California’s Newsom blames climate change, to seek federal assistance as more storms line up to batter state – Fox News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced during a press conference on Sunday that he is requesting a state of emergency from the White House as another round of storms targets the Golden State this week. Severe storms in California knocked out…

Unraveling Climate Change’s Link to Extreme Winter Storms – The New York Times

But many scientists say that while there is some evidence for the idea that Arctic warming weakens the jet stream, there is less to support the concept that this makes for a wavier pattern that allows for the polar vortex…

California’s Permanent Drought Update: State To Get 12 Days Of Rain

California expects to be drenched by an ongoing storm that began shortly after Christmas and will last roughly 12 days before it is done, bringing nearly a foot of rain to the San Francisco Bay Area amid a severe drought….

Climate change could actually make lake effect snow storms even worse – USA TODAY

Scientists say extreme weather events could happen more often or be more intense as the Earth’s climate changes. Average air temperatures have been warming across the planet for decades, Researchers report the region has seen some of the largest increases…

Ask Don Paul: Is there a warming climate connection with this disaster? – Buffalo News

Stark reality trumps even good forecasts. All of us in the meteorological community warned how paralyzing this unique storm would be well in advance of its arrival. The National Weather Service even issued its blizzard warning a day ahead of…

What Is a ‘Bomb Cyclone’?

The storm pummeling large swaths of the United States and Canada is what forecasters call a “bomb cyclone.” While this kind of storm is not exceedingly rare, this one is very strong, with high winds that are bringing heavy snow…

Climate ‘misperception’: Periods of extreme cold expected to … – Winston-Salem Journal

As residents of the Triad and much of North Carolina were buffeted by Arctic gusts expected to send wind chills below zero Friday, climate change likely was far from their minds. In fact, deniers might be experiencing some holiday cheer,…

Coldest Christmas in decades: Why does a hotter Earth bring harsh winter storms? – MarketWatch

The calendar flipped to winter this week and promptly ushered in what the National Weather Service is calling a “once-in-a-generation type event” that will hobble holiday travel by air and road on some of the busiest days of the year. While…

NPR Pushes Debunked Claim That Climate Change Making Weather Worse

Rebecca Hersher recently produced an article for National Public Radio (NPR), titled “Climate change is making the weather more severe. Why don’t most forecasts mention it?” The article is just one more example of journalists acting as climatologists, making false…

Finding safe haven in the climate change future: The Great Plains – Yahoo News

This Yahoo News series analyzes different regions around the country in terms of climate change risks that they face now and will experience in the years to come. As the negative consequences of rising global temperatures due to humankind’s relentless…

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