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Why has it been so cold this winter in Toronto?

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There’s no doubt that Toronto and much of the eastern North America rang in a very cold New Year. But with global temperatures on the rise, what accounts for the frigid conditions we experienced?

 

There’s no doubt that Toronto and much of the eastern North America rang in a very cold New Year. But with global temperatures on the rise, what accounts for the frigid conditions we experienced?

Conor Anderson is a University of Toronto graduate student in the environmental science doctoral program at U of T Scarborough. As part of his doctoral studies, he has looked at Toronto’s climate record, which is the longest record available in Canada.

Professor William Gough, Anderson's supervisor, asked him to explain whether it’s been an unusually cold winter in Toronto and how global warming may be playing a role in how cold it’s been.

 

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