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Experts explain weather anomalies in Russia. According to the chief specialist of Department of Earth Sciences RAS Nina Zaitseva, an increase in temperature should not be regarded as the first alarm about climate change, write “Izvestia”.
“What is happening for ten years, not the climate. It changes the weather,” she said. Zaitsev added that now there is nothing that has not happened in the history of mankind. As examples of natural phenomena which men call anomalies, the expert cited the fires in Australia.
In turn, senior researcher of the Institute of atmospheric physics RAS Alexander Chernokulsky did not rule out a connection between warm winters and global warming. “The temperature on earth increases due to an enhanced greenhouse effect associated with rising concentration of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere,” — said the expert. At the same time, he noted that the final conclusions to do early, a trend should be observed in subsequent years.
Senior fellow of the center weather “Phobos” Eugene Tiscover reported that the reason for the abnormally warm winter is the passage of all cyclones in the Northern trajectories, resulting in the territory of Russia is constantly in their warm sector. In addition, the country enters the Atlantic heat. The expert also predicted a warm spring: air temperature in March-April will be above normal, and by may-June will return to their normal performance.
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