Are Hurricanes and Climate Change Connected? 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.
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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?

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