Blasting cold south in the summer while the ice is all melting away.
Do these people realize how stupid they sound.
While Ottawa is enjoying above seasonal temperatures, some parts of the
United States have barely reached their average temperatures for this
time of year.
"Because the Arctic is warming so much faster than the rest of the
planet, it lowers the temperature difference to the lower latitudes to
the Equator," said Beckwith.
"Therefore the jet streams slow down and become wavier and can also get
stuck in place. We can get these persistent patterns where you can have
a heat wave for a few weeks and then it gets colder for a few weeks,"
"So it depends on where you're located on the Earth relative to where
the jet stream waves are. If you are in the ridge, it is hot and very,
very dry. If you're in the trough, it's very, very rainy and stormy and