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Arctic warming likely turned Harvey into "an extreme killer storm"

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 01, 2017 01:03 AM
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by lacygcooke@gmail.com (Lacy Cooke) last modified Aug 31, 2017

Melting Arctic ice and spiking temperatures don't just affect the northernmost part of Earth. Arctic warming impacts storms, even those thousands of miles away like Harvey, prompting them to stall or meander, according to Cornell University professor Charles Greene. He said in a statement, "What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic. Just like Superstorm Sandy, Arctic warming likely played an important role in making Hurricane Harvey such an extreme killer storm." Related:




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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