Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves?

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves? A new study investigates how changes to atmospheric winds are making weather more extreme The jet stream that circles Earth’s north pole travels west to east. But when the jet stream interacts with a Rossby wave, as shown here, the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: NASA data reveals mega-canyon under Greenland ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   ·          NASA data reveals mega-canyon under Greenland ice sheet Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:16 AM PDT Data from a NASA airborne science mission reveals evidence of a large and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice. The canyon has the characteristics of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: A warming world will further intensify extreme precipitation events, research shows

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News A warming world will further intensify extreme precipitation events, research shows Researchers uncover new pathways in bacterial intercellular competition The ethics of resurrecting extinct species ‘Pharmaceutical’ approach boosts oil production from algae How carbon moves within planet plays big role in planetary atmosphere formation No map, …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Deadly effects of certain kinds of household air pollution lead to call for biomarker studies Extreme algal blooms: The new normal? By keeping the beat, sea lion sheds new light on animals’ movements to sound Southern California sagebrush better suited to climate change, study finds Soils in newly forested areas …