- The severe Northern Hemisphere winters are linked to Arctic melting
- Less sea ice means more snow
-“Global warming may be responsible for the Northern Hemisphere's recent bout of severe winters. As Arctic sea ice melts, it funnels cold air toward the equator and sets the stage for snow.” -Devin Powell
(Science News article)
Powell, Devin. "Sea ice decline increases snow: Arctic melting linked to severe Northern Hemisphere winters." Science News 7 Apr. 2012: 11. Gale Science In Context. Web. 30 Jan. 2013.