Weathered

Why are Winters Worse if the Planet is Getting Warmer?

Episode 5 | 11m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Over the last decade, the American Northeast has seen more than a 200% increase in the frequency of large, disruptive snowstorms. This trend surprised nearly everybody, including many of the top experts, as they had been expecting a warming planet to translate into milder winters. But in many locations, we have seen just the opposite. So what’s going on here?

Aired: 02/01/21

Rating: NR

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