Climate Update: Warming Temperatures

17:37 minutes

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.

Segment Guests

Deke Arndt

Deke Arndt is chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Asheville, North Carolina.

Sol Hsiang

Sol Hsiang is an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.