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UNIVERSITY PLACE

Is Global Warming Causing Weather Weirding?

  • Aired: 11/28/2012
  • 55:39
  • Rating: TV-G
Steve Vavrus, senior scientist at the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research, discusses the weather extremes in Wisconsin and around the Midwest in 2012 which featured a mild winter, unseasonably warm March and then record drought and heat in the summer. Dr. Vavrus describes historical and projected trends in extreme weather events and their possible relationship to global climate change.
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Steve Vavrus looks at the unusual weather in Wisconsin and the Midwest during 2012.
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