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Arctic sea-ice loss has ‘minimal influence’ on severe cold winter weather

12 August 2019

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The dramatic loss of Arctic sea ice through climate change has only a "minimal influence" on severe cold winter weather across Asia and North America, new research has shown.

The possible connection between Arctic sea-ice loss and extreme cold weather -- such as the deep freezes that can grip the USA in the winter months -- has long been studied by scientists.

Source: ScienceDaily

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