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Hurricane Patricia, which made landfall in Mexico last month, is seen from the International Space Station. Meteorologists are expected to provide daily weather forecasts, but they have been reluctant to talk about climate change. (Scott Kelly/NASA via Getty Images)
Hurricane Patricia, which made landfall in Mexico last month, is seen from the International Space Station. Meteorologists are expected to provide daily weather forecasts, but they have been reluctant to talk about climate change. (Scott Kelly/NASA via Getty Images)
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Despite overwhelming scientific evidence, global warming is still a controversial topic of discussion in some circles.

That means many in the public eye will sometimes avoid the issue altogether. But in one high-profile profession, that may be changing.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, WUNC's Dave DeWitt reports.

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This segment aired on November 4, 2015.

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