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Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

Extreme Weather 101: Drought

Drought has left huge swaths of the United States parched this year. Are these dry conditions simply a fluke, or something we many need to get used to in a warming world? Scientist Mike Brewer and meteorologist Dan Satterfield explain the connection between drought and a changing climate in our series Extreme Weather 101.

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2015 Hottest Year on Record So Far Through the first nine months of the year, 2015 has been the hottest year on record globally.

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