Report: Historic Snow Storm in the West, Plus a Heat Wave in the East — What’s Going On?

This Discover Magazine article discusses the connection between the jet stream, weather, and climate change.

Overall, emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere have caused increases in high temperature extremes and extreme precipitation events around the world, according to the most recent U.S. National Climate Assessment. And the United States itself has not been immune to that trend. Far from it.

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