Arctic Defrost Dumping Snow on U.S. and Europe

By Stephen Leahy

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jan 28, 2011 (IPS) – The world’s northern freezer is on rapid defrost as large volumes of warm water are pouring into the Arctic Ocean, speeding the melt of sea ice, according to a new study.  Surface temperatures in parts of the Arctic have been 21 degrees C above normal for more than a month in recent weeks. Continue reading Arctic Defrost Dumping Snow on U.S. and Europe