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Climate change may be responsible for extreme cold winters

Extreme cold winters may be caused by climate change.

  • Scientists agree that climate change may be intensifying the effects of the jet stream, causing extreme cold weather in the UK and US
  • Study could improve long-term forecasting of winter weather in most populous parts of the world
  • More accurate forecasting could help communities, businesses and economies prepare for severe weather and make life and cost-saving decisions

Read more conclusions from the University of Sheffield study here.

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