Fred Pearce is a freelance author and journalist based in the UK. He is an environment consultant for New Scientist magazine and author of recent books "When The Rivers Run Dry" and "With Speed and Violence"
Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: Yale Environment 360
Scientists are trying to understand if this winter's unusual weather is linked to climate change. One thing seems clear: Shifts in the jet stream play a key role and could become even more disruptive as the world warms.