Videos Section
Telling the story with moving pictures

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

Videos - Feature Stories

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.

Adapting to New Normals: The Heat’s On Watch Video

Videos - Feature Stories

Adapting to New Normals: The Heat’s On

As Dr. Heidi Cullen reports, the suffocating heat comes on the heels of the government's release of the new climate "normals". Every 10 years, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculate the 30-year averages for temperature and precipitation from thousands of U.S. locations.

Wildfires Out West Watch Video Science Behind the Story

Videos - Feature Stories

Wildfires Out West

In different parts of the American West, climate influences wildfires in unexpected ways.

Frank von Hippel on Nuclear Energy and Weapons Proliferation Watch Video

Videos - Feature Stories

Frank von Hippel on Nuclear Energy and Weapons Proliferation

Reactor accidents and radiation leaks aren't the only risks with nuclear energy; nuclear weapons are another problem.

Adapting Miami to Climate Change Watch Video

Videos - Feature Stories

Adapting Miami to Climate Change

Some in Florida who lived through Katrina now are preparing for climate change-related disasters they fear could be more damaging than a hurricane.

Storm Spotting Watch Video

Videos - Feature Stories

Storm Spotting

Dr. Jack Beven explains his work at the National Hurricane Center, where he helps issue hurricane warnings that keep people out of harms way.

Detecting Tornadoes Watch Video

Videos - Feature Stories

Detecting Tornadoes

Doppler radar is a powerful tool for scientists to spot the formation and path of tornadoes.

Wind Energy Watch Video

Videos - Feature Stories

Wind Energy

Why do we get less than 2% of our energy from wind?