If Global Warming Exists, Why is it so Cold Outside?

The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains throughout the country have a lot of people questioning the reality of climate change. If the planet is warming up, why is the Midwest suffering record cold temperatures? Climate scientists, communicators and educators join us to talk about about why, after one of the hottest years on record, the country has suddenly gone into deep freeze. On today’s Climate One: climate science explained, and climate myths debunked. Guests: Katharine Mach, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University Ben Santer, Climate Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory David Fenton, Founder, Fenton Communications Ann Reid, Executive Director, National Center for Science Education Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One