January 30, 2003 11:00 AM Subscribe
The warm water ocean currents of the Gulf Stream
are why London rarely gets snow yet Boston is fridged despite London being as far north as Montreal, Canada. New weather modeling research from Columbia University may turn this long-held belief on its head; London can thank the Rocky Mountains
for its mild winters. Good news for the rest of Europe too in case the Gulf Stream stops due to Arctic melting.
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