Nasa image of meandering polar jet stream

Climate change is bringing extreme weather more frequently than any of us remember, as scientist John Abraham explains in the British newspaper the Guardian:  

Not the Weather We Grew Up With

May 21, 2013

Nasa image of meandering polar jet stream

Climate change is bringing extreme weather more frequently than any of us remember, as scientist John Abraham explains in the British newspaper the Guardian:

Chuck Greene Prof. Chuck Greene (EAS)

We shouldn’t be surprised to see more severe weather that lasts for longer durations. Our weather can be expected to whiplash from one extreme to another. In the U.S. we are seeing some evidence of this. Alternating wet, snowy winters and warm non-winters. Summers of either extreme heat and drought—or unbelievable flooding.

Abraham quotes ACSF Faculty Fellow Charles Greene (EAS) on the impact of global warming on Superstorm Sandy.

Read more about climate change and severe weather in the Guardian.