Hot in My Backyard

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After years of being stuck, the national conversation on climate change finally started to shift — just a little — last year, the hottest year on record in the US, with Hurricane Sandy flooding the New York subway, drought devastating Midwest farms, and California and Colorado on fire. Lots of people were wondering if global warming had finally arrived, here at home. This week, stories about this new reality. 

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Banner image: Hinode views the Sun. Photo: NASA

Credits

Host:
Ira Glass