WHY is global warming bringing severe cold?

Seasonal temperature fluctuations reach tens of degrees, and the climate warming over a century has been less than 1 °C, invisible against the short-term vagaries of the weather. However, warming is constant and covers the whole Earth, so, while it cannot prevent weather anomalies, its impact is significant.

Glaciers and permafrost are melting, storms and droughts are increasing, ranges of animals and plants are shifting, and sea levels are rising.

The climate is not changing in the same way everywhere. High latitudes are warming more than the tropics. But in the interior of the continents, the climate is becoming more continental: the difference between summer and winter temperatures is growing. So in some places, warming can lead to somewhat harsher winters.

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