A Record Breaking Hurricane Season : Short Wave The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season broke records and caused enormous damage. NPR climate reporter Rebecca Hersher talks us through the 2020 season--what was driven by climate change and what it means for the future.

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Climate Change And 2020's Record-Breaking Hurricane Season

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Climate Change And 2020's Record-Breaking Hurricane Season

Climate Change And 2020's Record-Breaking Hurricane Season

Climate Change And 2020's Record-Breaking Hurricane Season

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The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season broke records and caused enormous damage. NPR climate reporter Rebecca Hersher talks us through the 2020 season--what was driven by climate change and what it means for the future.

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Thomas Lu and edited by Gisele Grayson. Fact-checking by Ariela Zebede.