Surface and atmospheric temperatures have risen in western Canada since the middle of the 19th century.
Rocky Mountain Climate
The projected sea-level rise is due to a revised estimate of the ice melt from glaciers.
Researchers assessed a body of long-term data including temperatures, sea ice and ocean structure, snow and glacier cover, and atmospheric circulation.
The Columbia Glacier is about 54 kilometers long, 5 kilometers wide and more than 1,000 meters thick in some places.
La Nina could help trigger dramatic temperature swings across the central and eastern United States and increase the likelihood of drought across the Southeast and Southwest.
The hoary breath of this now-famous media star is already being felt in Colorado, as several major storms have passed through during the month of November, leaving Denver dwellers unseasonably chilled.
While fog can occur under a variety of circumstances, the northward-surge phenomenon–especially common in the summertime–has vexed California forecasters for years.