Environmental Outlook: Extreme Weather

Environmental Outlook: Extreme Weather

Several parts of the world are coping with severe weather related events, including a record heatwave in Russia, severe flooding in Pakistan, mudslides in China, droughts in sub-Saharan Africa, and record high temperatures in parts of the...

Several parts of the world are coping with severe weather related events, including a record heatwave in Russia, severe flooding in Pakistan, mudslides in China, droughts in sub-Saharan Africa, and record high temperatures in parts of the U.S. For this month's Environmental Outlook Series, climate scientists explain what we can learn from weather extremes.

Guests

Captain Tim Gallaudet

Deputy Director of the Navy's Task Force Climate Change.

Heidi Cullen

senior research scientist with Climate Central, a nonprofit research organization through which she reports on climate change for news outlets, including PBS NewsHour, Time.com and the Weather Channel.

Gavin Smith

Executive Director, Center for the Study of
Natural Hazards and Disasters and Associate Research Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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