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Why Climate Change Makes Stronger Storms

Yale Climate Forum

This video reviews how increasing temperatures in the Arctic are affecting the path of the jet stream, the severity of storms, and the length of individual weather events (rain, storms, drought).

Video length is 7:27 min.

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Teaching Tips

  • Could be a great video to seed a discussion on media coverage of climate change related to extreme weather events.
  • A good video to add at the tail end of a unit on weather and climate.

About the Content

  • Reviews media coverage of weather patterns and extremes throughout the U.S. over time.

About the Pedagogy

  • Presents a mix of expert opinion and popular coverage of extreme weather events.
  • Clear and concise graphics, easy for students to follow.
  • A good blend of experts talking and illustrations of the concepts covered in the video.
Entered the Collection: June 2015 Last Reviewed: June 2015

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