In reporting this story, I spoke with more than a dozen polar scientists. Nearly all of them had that edge in their voice—they knew, in their core, that this work was critically important and they wanted the world to know.
"One thing climate scientists have long been reluctant to say is that specific extreme weather events are the result of climate change. @NPR science correspondent @christophjoyce says a little noticed study this past year did prove a link. https://t.co/t1uliG0M2t"