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Earth’s Climate Has Always Changed. Why All the Fuss?

Season 4 Episode 6 | 10m 42s

If you take a look at global temperature graphs that span millions or billions of years, you can see that our planet’s temperature has made wild swings. In fact, the Earth used to be completely covered in snow and ice! So, what’s the big deal about a few degrees of warming today?

Aired: 12/25/23
Extras
Flooding is getting worse, and not just from hurricanes or rising tides, but from heavy rainfall.
2024 was the warmest winter on record, so winter storms are a thing of the past, right?
Antarctic sea ice is so low it is breaking every model.
So, what is the most important factor determining whether or not YOU survive a tsunami?
Is this mass die-off of gray whales a warning sign for us all?
As we contemplate solar geoengineering, we need to look at the risks first.
Where is the most extreme weather on planet earth? We'll tell you!
Disease-carrying insects are spreading as the planet warms.
What is the likelihood that the AMOC will collapse, and what would the consequences be?
As climate change makes housing riskier, the next real estate bubble looms.
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Flooding is getting worse, and not just from hurricanes or rising tides, but from heavy rainfall.
2024 was the warmest winter on record, so winter storms are a thing of the past, right?
Antarctic sea ice is so low it is breaking every model.
So, what is the most important factor determining whether or not YOU survive a tsunami?
Is this mass die-off of gray whales a warning sign for us all?
As we contemplate solar geoengineering, we need to look at the risks first.
Where is the most extreme weather on planet earth? We'll tell you!
Disease-carrying insects are spreading as the planet warms.
What is the likelihood that the AMOC will collapse, and what would the consequences be?
As climate change makes housing riskier, the next real estate bubble looms.