Global warming will bring more intense storms to Northern Hemisphere in winter and Southern Hemisphere year round

Monday, October 25, 2010 - 16:30 in Earth & Climate

Weather systems in the Southern and Northern hemispheres will respond differently to global warming, according to an atmospheric scientist's analysis that suggests the warming of the planet will affect the availability of energy to fuel extratropical storms, or large-scale weather systems that occur at Earth's middle latitudes. The resulting changes will depend on the hemisphere and season, the study found.

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