Climate Update: Warming Temperatures
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its annual “State of the Climate” assessment. Deke Arndt, an editor of the report, discusses warming temperatures and other climate trends from 2012. Plus, Sol Hsiang, who studies climate and violence, discusses his research connecting rising temperatures to increases in human conflict.
Deke Arndt is chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Asheville, North Carolina.
Sol Hsiang is an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California.