BBC article explaining UK cold – blames warming stratosphere but can not mention j-e-t-s-t-r-e-a-m

Saw this gem headlined – Sudden stratospheric warming responsible for UK’s icy blast – which contrives to blame cold wintry conditions on warming without mentioning (in 475 words), that the temperature fluctuations in the stratosphere are associated with migration of the jetstream.
But if you listen to the video explanation by Peter Gibb you will see he does refer to the polar jet.
BBC readers in a hurry who just scan the headline and move on without taking time to watch the video could take away a message that would please the IPCC.

2 thoughts on “BBC article explaining UK cold – blames warming stratosphere but can not mention j-e-t-s-t-r-e-a-m”

  1. I think the appropriate description on hearing cold blamed on warming would be that it’s “counter-intuitive.”

    But why won’t the BBC mention the jetstream? Are you saying they just want to blame everything on warming?

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