PBS NewsHour

Why Midwest deep freeze may be an outcome of climate change

Clip: 01/31/2019 | 6m 59s Video has closed captioning.

More than a quarter of the U.S. population is expected to deal with sub-zero temperatures this week. The extreme cold has sparked some public skepticism over global warming, but scientists actually believe it is a consequence of climate change. Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Jennifer Francis of the Woods Hole Research Center for an explanation of this counterintuitive weather relationship.

Aired: 01/31/19

Rating: NR

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