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Are Hurricanes and Climate Change Connected?

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Are Hurricanes and Climate Change Connected?

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Are Hurricanes and Climate Change Connected?

Are Hurricanes and Climate Change Connected?

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Researchers from the American Meteorological Society are meeting in January in New Orleans, the site of the hurricane Katrina disaster in 2005. Guest host Joe Palca talks with a hurricane scientist about whether there is a clear link between climate change and hurricanes and tropical cyclones.

Guest:

Thomas Knutson, research meteorologist, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration