Videos - Extreme Weather

How Do We Know: Drought

  • Published: September 28th, 2010

How do we know when a region may be experiencing an early drought? Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to NASA scientist Molly Brown, who relies on sophisticated satellites for the answer.

Videos - Climate in Context

How Do We Know: Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet

  • Published: September 22nd, 2010

Climate change is turning a lot of Greenland's ice to water. But, how do we know?

Videos - States of Change

Adapting Miami to Climate Change

  • Published: August 27th, 2010

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

Videos - Climate in Context

NEEM: Ice Cores Tell of Climate History

  • Published: August 3rd, 2010

Dr. Jørgen Peder Steffensen explained the goals of the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling project and what the ice cores can tell us about our climate history.

Videos - Extreme Weather

Detecting Tornadoes

  • Published: May 12th, 2010

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

Videos - Climate in Context

Wind Energy

  • Published: April 29th, 2010

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

Videos - Climate in Context

What Does Nuclear Power Cost?

  • Published: April 28th, 2010

We don't know what it will cost to build the next nuclear power plant in the U.S.

Videos - Climate in Context

What Are the Greenhouse Emissions from Nuclear Power?

  • Published: April 28th, 2010

Greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear power are low by just about any measure.