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Hot Years, Long Odds Watch Video

Videos - Climate in Context

Hot Years, Long Odds

Nearly all of the planet's warmest years on record have occurred in the past 15 years. Is that just a coincidence? Climate Central calculates the probability.

El Niño in 90 Seconds Watch Video

Videos - Climate in Context

El Niño in 90 Seconds

So who or what is this El Nino that meteorologists warn may affect our weather in a big way?

Whether the Weather is a New Normal Watch Video

Videos - On the Media

Whether the Weather is a New Normal

Is the recent wacky winter weather due to global warming, or is it simply naturally occurring weather? Al Jazeera’s Joie Chen put the question to Climate Central Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky.

Bernadette Woods-Placky on MSNBC’s Lean Forward Watch Video

Videos - On the Media

Bernadette Woods-Placky on MSNBC’s Lean Forward

Climate Central meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky explains why cold snaps like the polar vortex happen in a warming world.

Extreme Weather 101: Tornadoes Watch Video

Videos - Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather 101: Tornadoes

We hear from two leading scientists on whether we can see human imprints on the development of tornadoes.

Extreme Weather 101: Rising Temps & Snowstorms Watch Video

Videos - Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather 101: Rising Temps & Snowstorms

Scientist Jay Lawrimore & meteorologist Dan Satterfield detail how rising temps can affect the formation of snowstorms.

Extreme Weather 101: Climate Change and Precipitation Watch Video

Videos - Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather 101: Climate Change and Precipitation

When it rains, it pours. That’s how we may want to think about the effects of climate change on precipitation.

Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes Watch Video

Videos - Extreme Weather

Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains why questions still swirl around any connection between climate & tornadoes.