Links: The Arctic, the weather and food production.

Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University, 25 January 2012.

Does Arctic Amplification Fuel Extreme Weather in Mid-Latitudes?
Jennifer Francis Arctic affects our weather

Other references to Rossby waves

Sea ice, climate, food production, and an unknown unknown
Rossby waves: what are they?
Extreme 2010 Russian Fires and Pakistan Floods Linked Meteorologically

More on the Arctic and weather

Linking Weird Weather to Rapid Warming of the Arctic
The must-read Arctic blog, Neven