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Weather Extremes: Snow and Ice

Weather Extremes: Snow and Ice
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Higher temperatures lead to the melting of snow and ice. Our Chief Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky on everything you need to know about what global warming does to land and sea ice around the planet.

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A Major Milestone: 1°C 2015 marked the first time since recordkeeping began that the global average temperature climbed to more than 1°C (1.8°F).

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