Bomb Cyclones, Nor’easters, and the Messy Relationship Between Weather and Climate

This article discusses the difference between weather and climate. The global climate system is enormously complex, and there is, in fact, a lively scientific debate in progress about the relationship between human-caused climate change (especially in the Arctic) and the increased frequency of extreme cold-weather events across the United States—blizzards, bomb cyclones, and the dreaded wintry mix.

 

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