Frigid Decembers for North America, Australia, Parts of Europe, and Asia; Cold 2022 for the South Pole; Historic Snowfall in SD and MN; Twin Cities’ Snowiest Start to Winter in 30-Years; + More to Come

Likewise, large parts of Europe shivered through an anomalously-cold December 2022. This is of course long forgotten now that central nation’s are enjoying a week or two of unusual warmth. But as I go into here, a small pocket of the world experiencing unseasonable heat (driven by a low solar activity-induced ‘meridional’ jet stream flow, by the way, not CO2) doesn’t offset the truly Arctic conditions encasing other, far-larger regions of the planet.”

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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