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

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.

Andrew Freedman on The Weather Channel Watch Video

Andrew Freedman on The Weather Channel

Climate Central's Senior Science Writer Andrew Freedman explains weather whiplash and what is has to do the the Polar Vortex.

Andrew Freedman on PBS NewsHour Watch Video

Andrew Freedman on PBS NewsHour

Senior science writer Andrew Freedman talks to Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour about the science behind the polar vortex.

March 2012 Becomes Warmest on Record Watch Video

March 2012 Becomes Warmest on Record

This NOAA animation shows the locations of each of the 7,793 daytime and 7,493 nighttime records (or tied records) in sequence over the 31 days in March.

Watch 131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds Watch Video

Watch 131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds

An amazing 26-second video depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1880.

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

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.

ClimateCenter: Summer Forecast 2011 Watch Video

ClimateCenter: Summer Forecast 2011

This year's Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be busier than usual and the 2011 summer forecast calls for some extreme weather. Heidi Cullen makes the climate connection.

Wildfires Out West Watch Video Science Behind the Story

Wildfires Out West

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