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Does this winter confirm progressing climate changes?

  1. NGRIA Bassett profile image60
    NGRIA Bassettposted 8 years ago

    Does this winter confirm progressing climate changes?

  2. thisisoli profile image72
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    This winter confims that one of the many natural temperature cycles is still in place, we had winters like this ten to twelve years ago, it will continue to get a little colder at winter, and then the temperatures will start to rise again.

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    Phoebe Pikeposted 8 years ago

    The global climate has natural warming and cooling. There are studies saying we have sped it up with pollution, then there are studies saying we haven't. I guess it really depends on what you want to believe at this point.

  4. Freeway Flyer profile image92
    Freeway Flyerposted 7 years ago

    You can't use the weather of any one season or year to make any general statements about climate change. To find climate patterns, you  have to compile data over the course of decades or even centuries. This is why climate change, if the global warming people are right, is so scary. By the time that you eventually realize that weather patterns have definitely been altered by human activity, it is too late to do much about it. Waiting around for decades until you have definitive evidence, therefore, is pretty risky.

  5. andydurling profile image59
    andydurlingposted 7 years ago

    Yes, most definitely, according to the mass of scientific evidence. The most recent evidence, nicely summarised at http://climateprogress.org, confirms that Arctic sea ice extent is this winter at the lowest it has ever been since records began, and the high temperatures over the last few months in the Canadian Arctic have broken all records for temperature anomalies. The extreme rainfalls and snowfalls over the last few months in parts of the USA, Europe, and now Brazil, Australia, and South Africa are consistent with the increased precipitation and more intense precipitation events forecast by climate scientists as part of global warming. I could go on and on...