Thursday, January 19, 2012

January 19, 2012: It’s Cold and My Car Is Buried in Snow. Is Global Warming Really Happening?

For years climate change deniers point to snowfall and cold weather to question the scientific reality of human-induced climate change. The annual barrage of misinformation obscures the work scientists do to figure out just how climate change is affecting weather patterns year round. But first it’s helpful to remember weather is what’s happening outside the door right now. Climate, on the other hand, is the pattern of weather measured over decades. Martha Baskin has our report.

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