The New York Times
Article on study by Marco Tedesco and quotes.
"Another recent paper, by Marco Tedesco of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, largely accords with Francis’s hypothesis that changes in the high Arctic are having serious weather impacts farther south: Tedesco pointed to an atmospheric block that resulted in unusually warm temperatures in 2015 over northern Greenland, which in turn led to an extensive melt on the ice sheet. Over the past three years, I’ve interviewed Tedesco a number of times: in his university classroom; over coffee on the Upper West Side of Manhattan; even on a hotel veranda in Greenland that overlooked a bay cluttered with icebergs. He views the Arctic as a systems engineer would. He recently told me he has been trying to “close the loop” and connect the exceedingly complex interactions that drive the northern climate system, which includes its sea ice, atmosphere and ocean circulations, and land ice.."view article