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A snowman stands in Pooler, Ga., on Feb. 13, 2010. A rare snow storm in the U.S. South knocked out power to thousands and caused hundreds of accidents. (AP)
A snowman stands in Pooler, Ga., on Feb. 13, 2010. A rare snow storm in the U.S. South knocked out power to thousands and caused hundreds of accidents. (AP)

Guests:

Heidi Cullen, climatologist and former research scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. She was the Weather Channel’s climate expert. She's now senior research scientist at Climate Central and a visiting lecturer at Princeton University.

Kenneth Kunkel, climatologist and expert on the relationship between climate change and extreme weather events. He was lead author on two reports put out by the government’s U.S. Climate Change Program, including “Weather and Climate Extremes in a Changing Climate.” He’s executive director of the atmospheric sciences division at the Desert Research Institute in Nevada.

Charles Homans, an editor at Washington Monthly and author of the recent article in the Columbia Journalism Review, “Hot Air: Why Don’t TV Weathermen Believe in Climate Change?"

This program aired on February 23, 2010.

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