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Record snowfall provokes debate over global warming

By Juliet Eilperin
With all this snow, people are yet again wondering what this means for climate change.

While The Post ran a story about this question on Jan. 28 -- "Harsh winter a sign of disruptive climate change, report says" -- we thought it was worth pointing readers to a new posting that The New Republic has put up on this, "What The Snowpocalypse Tells Us About Global Warming."

Since few things fascinate people as much as extreme weather, this year's series of blizzards might touch off a new round of scientific inquiry into the question of what it means to have more moisture stored in the atmosphere above the ocean.

Read more about the climate at Post Carbon»

By Web Politics Editor  |  February 10, 2010; 4:58 PM ET
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency , Climate Change  
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Comments

STUDY WEATHER??? CLIMATE CHANGE.IT CHANGES PATTERNS.WE HAD BETTER TRY TO HELP CONTROL WARMING.. BEFORE WE SEE WORST THAN THE SNOW IN THE EAST.?

Posted by: theoldmansays | February 11, 2010 4:14 PM | Report abuse

Blame El Nino. El Nino is creating cold wet conditions in the states and hot conditions in Rio (by the way it is Summer down there.)

Posted by: bobby_burk | February 10, 2010 9:50 PM | Report abuse


FLASH!!

This Brand New Video Blows a Huge Gaping Hole in Obama's Cap and Tax Scheme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVm5-6H_sH4

Posted by: CommieBlaster | February 10, 2010 7:33 PM | Report abuse

"Record snowfall provokes debate over global warming"

only for the truely ignorant who believe that weather is climate

Posted by: newagent99 | February 10, 2010 6:44 PM | Report abuse

FLASH!!

This Brand New Video Blows a Huge Gaping Hole in Obama's Cap and Tax Scheme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVm5-6H_sH4

Posted by: CommieBlaster | February 10, 2010 6:30 PM | Report abuse

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