New Study Links Precipitation To Global Warming

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In a new study it is found that changes in the precipitation over the world’s land and oceans is not possible to be explained by natural variability alone. The scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California said those are directly affected by human activities.

 

Celine Bonfils and Kate Marvel researchers compared the climate model predictions with the weather data observed over more than three decades.

The climate model showed that higher global temperatures raises the humidity and this in turn makes the surrounding areas a bit wet. However, the dry areas were dryer. The team said that the increased greenhouse gases and the ozone depletion affect atmospheric circulation patterns. This phenomenon helps in pushing the storm towards the poles.

The new finding has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers claim that while natural fluctuations in the climate either lead to intensification or poleward shifts in rain and snow. It is usually not seen that the two effects have occurred naturally.

Marvel also added, “External influences such as the increase in greenhouse gases are responsible for the changes.”

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Nate Sterling started his career as a freelance writer for more than three decades.Nate now covers the U.S. news, World news, Business and Sport for Mangum Star News. He enjoys talking politics, delving into the the intriguing yet mysterious world of books, seeing masterpiece movies, and college football -- not necessarily in that order. He has a taste for fine wines, whenever he can lay his hands on some. He also enjoys long walks with his Dog Nico as well as Spending time on the beach with his girlfriend.

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