Saturday, September 21, 2013

Video - Summary of Evidence Linking Extreme Weather to Climate Change

In this video Prof. Jennifer Francis (2013) summarizes some of the massive and growing body of evidence linking extreme weather to climate change. This address was delivered in January 2013 at the 24th annual Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit in Breckinridge (Colorado). It is ironic that Francis' talk was filmed in Colorado 8 months before the "biblical floods" that devastated that state.

CO2: Click here to fast forward to evidence linking extreme weather events to CO2 rise.

Anthropogenic Origin: Click here to fast forward to the evidence that climate change is caused by human activities.

Arctic Impacts: Click here to fast forward to increasing levels of CO2 in the Arctic, temperature increases and what is known as "Arctic Amplification."

Jetstream: Click here to understand the jetstream's impacts on climate or here

Jetstream Impacted by the Arctic: Click here to see how the jetstream to weaken and meander.

Extreme Weather and Jetstream: Click here to see how extreme weather events are correlated with a weak and meandering jetstream.

Superstorm Sandy and the Arctic: Click here to see how Superstorm sandy in connected to Arctic melting.

Summary and Conclusions: Click here to see an overview of the salient findings.

Note: This video is a composite of six excerpts drawn from the original, "Weather and Climate Summit - Day 3, Dr. Jennifer Francis" (published on Youtube 25 January 2013).

Source: "StormCenter Communications, Inc"

New Research by J. Francis (and colleagues) on effects of winter sea ice loss in Arctic: Click here to see new data published on 12 March 2013: "Cold winter extremes in northern continents linked to Arctic sea ice loss."

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