Higher Occurrence of Currents
Rather than producing new atmospheric circulation patterns, climate change may alter the frequency of existing patterns, with huge implications for weather around the world, a number of researchers say. One recent study suggests that climate change may cause more frequent occurrences of El Nino. Another study recently reported in the journal Nature found a warmer climate for most land areas in the Northern Hemisphere in recent decades, which its authors believe is caused by a change in atmospheric currents.
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