The journal "Nature Climate Change" is reporting that by 2100 as many as 13 million people could be displaced due to rising sea levels. MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner spoke to science writer and editor of Mashable, Andrew Freedman, about rising tides.
Implications of a warming climate aren't just higher temperatures. A warmer climate holds more water vapor, and that wetter atmosphere produces heavier rainfall. To talk about this phenomenon and all its implications was professor John Abraham of the University of St. Thomas.
Studies show more people accept climate change in the U.S. than they did before. How do the numbers break down for Minnesota? Do people have an "optimism bias," that climate change will harm others, but not affect them? MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner discussed climate opinion with Anthony Leiserowitz, the director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.
Paul Huttner asks prominant Penn State climatologist Michael Mann why he tweeted this week about a "oil connection" to the FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Donald Trump campaign. Mann says having a former energy company CEO as secretary of state raises suspicion about the Trump administration's energy policy in the U.S., Ukraine and around the globe.
Extreme warmth in the Arctic is stunning many climate scientists. MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner talked about the unnaturally warm temps with Washington Post's weather editor Jason Samenow and Mark Serreze from the National Snow and Ice Data Center.
The head of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, said it's difficult to tell how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is contributing to global warming during a CNBC interview. However, scientists have long believed that the release of CO2 into the air through human activities is a primary cause of global warming. MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner spoke to University of St. Thomas professor John Abraham about the rises in CO2 in the atmosphere and what that means.
Extreme warmth in the Arctic is stunning many climate scientists. MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner talked about the unnaturally warm temps with Washington Post's weather editor Jason Samenow and Mark Suarez from the National Snow and Ice Data Center.
The Trump administration is looking to cut funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner spoke with Washington Post's weather editor Jason Samenow and Rear Admiral David Titely, former naval officer with a Ph.D. in Meteorology, about the practical impacts of these cuts.
President-elect Donald Trump's thoughts on climate change aren't clear, neither is America's future as a climate change leader. MPR News chief meteorologist Paul Huttner discussed this with Andrew Light, a senior fellow on the climate change program at the World Resources Institute and a professor of philosophy and public policy at George Mason University.
MPR's chief meteorologist Paul Huttner spoke with journalist Cynthia Barnett about the "Blue Revolution" and cities with "water ethics," places in America where communities are adjusting to having less water.
Hurricane Matthew is bearing down on the southeast U.S. coast from Florida to Georgia and the Carolinas. Matthew is a big, dangerous Category 4 storm packing winds over 120 miles per hour, several feet of storm surge and waves up to 30 feet high.