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What we can and can’t say about Arctic warming and U.S. winters

ScienceNews - Fri 16 Mar 18

Evidence of a connection is growing stronger, but scientists still struggle to explain why.

Warm Arctic means colder, snowier winters in northeastern US, study says - Tue 13 Mar 18

Scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) have linked the frequency of extreme winter weather in the United States to Arctic temperatures.

Warm Arctic means colder, snowier winters in northeastern US, study says, ScienceDaily - Tue 13 Mar 18

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, which could be causing icy air to dip toward the mid-latitudes.

Discovery News - Tue 13 Mar 18

Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesDecades of weather reports show a strong link between the polar blasts that have plunged the eastern United States in a deep freeze several ...

Weird winter weather has scientists looking to the north pole

Popular Science - Tue 13 Mar 18

Environment Temperatures in the Arctic could help drive extreme weather in the United States. New research connects variable temperatures at the north pole to extreme weather ...

Harsh winter weather in eastern US could be due to warmer Arctic

Ars Technica - Tue 13 Mar 18

No firm conclusions here, but the two seem connected.

Warming Arctic linked to extreme cold, heavy snow in U.S., study finds

USA today - Tue 13 Mar 18

Extreme winter weather in the eastern U.S. is two to four times more likely when temperatures in the Arctic are unusually warm, study finds.        

Get Used to Nor'easters — Arctic Warming May Mean More Severe Winters in the Northeast

Livescience - Tue 13 Mar 18

Temperature spikes in the Arctic coincide with severe winter weather in the northeastern U.S.

Extreme winter weather in the US linked to a warming Arctic

The Verge - Tue 13 Mar 18

When the Arctic is unusually warm, extreme winter weather is two to four times more likely in the eastern United States, according to new research. It’s too early to tell whether ...

Climate Researchers Say March May Be The New January, Thanks To Soaring Arctic Temperatures

CleanTechnica - Wed 14 Mar 18

Climate scientists think they can show a connection between soaring temperatures in the Arctic and colder temperatures in the northeast section of the United States. The study can be found at ...

Here we go again: Warmer Arctic claimed to create colder US temperatures

Watts Up With That? - Tue 13 Mar 18

From Rutgers University and the “Northeaster’s weren’t as bad before global warming” department comes this “story I’ve been telling for a couple of years ...

The Controversial Link Between Epic Storms and a Warming Arctic

Wired Science - Tue 13 Mar 18

A controversial theory argues that weirdly enough, it’s a warming arctic that’s causing extreme winter weather in the eastern US.