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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

More storms like Sandy? Arctic ice loss amplified Superstorm Sandy violence

More storms like Sandy? Arctic ice loss amplified Superstorm Sandy violence

Researchers have shown that the severe loss of summertime Arctic sea ice – attributed to greenhouse warming – appears to increase the frequency of atmospheric blocking events like the one that steered Hurricane Sandy into the US Northeast.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130305145133.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Latest+Science+News%29

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