Dispatch from AGU: Sea Ice and Winter Weather | Climate Abyss
the dramatic Arctic sea ice trend seems to imply that we may be seeing more negative NAO years like 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 in the future, with consequently cold winters for the Eastern United States and Europe.
There are a couple of ironies here. First, though temperatures are increasing the most at high latitudes, they’re not increasing much at all during wintertime, when you’d most like them to increase. Second, all those snowstorms on the East Coast two and three years ago that were used as evidence of lack of climate change may have been caused by climate change after all.