Kevin Trenberth

National Center for Atmospheric Research

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Senior Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research; Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize

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Massive flooding that began last week near Baton Rouge is now being compared to Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans in 2005.

Southern Louisiana: Under Water Again...

Massive flooding that began last week near Baton Rouge is now being compared to Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans in 2005.

from To the Point

July was America’s hottest month since 1895, and the past year was the hottest ever recorded.

The Consequences of Climate Change and the Cost of Denial

July was America’s hottest month since 1895, and the past year was the hottest ever recorded.

from Which Way, L.A.?

July was America’s hottest month since 1895, and the past year was the hottest ever recorded.  Temperatures, droughts, ice-sheet meltings and floods are setting records all over the…

The Consequences of Climate Change and the Cost of Denial

July was America’s hottest month since 1895, and the past year was the hottest ever recorded.  Temperatures, droughts, ice-sheet meltings and floods are setting records all over the…

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The class war that gave rise to Sanders’ campaign is the fault of a long line of corporate Democrats like Joe Biden, and voters know it.

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A private lab in Southern California says it’ll still take another two months before we know the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.

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Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

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It’s primary election day in California and 13 other states (plus one territory). In LA County, about 1000 voting centers are open until 8 PM.

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Joe Biden won Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and several other states on Super Tuesday. Bernie Sanders still captured the day’s biggest prize: California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand