The study found that if global warming isn't slowed by the end of the century, scorching temperatures could cost Americans several hundred million nights of lost sleep each year...University of Miami scientist Laurence Kalkstein, an expert on the impacts of heat waves on human health who was not involved in the study, complimented the research. "Increased nighttime temperatures can lead to other health problems, including increased emergency room visits and even increased heat-related deaths … the authors acknowledge that other negative health-related factors can be affected by higher overnight temperatures,” he said.
The vast majority area of Greenland has seen surface snow and ice gain over the past 9 months. Moreover, Arctic temperatures for now are below normal.
Winter snow and ice cover trend for the Northern Hemisphere has in fact been trending upwards since statistics started. And when one applies the 30-year weather mean used to define climate, the winter trend since 1987 is strongly upwards. So is the autumn trend. This 2017 winter was well above average, ranking in the top 10.
The vast majority area of Greenland has seen surface snow and ice gain over the past 9 months. Moreover, Arctic temperatures for now are below normal...The big development in recent Arctic news is the “recovery” of Arctic sea ice extent, which now is back in the normal range.