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Climate Change Projections Update and the Red-Hot Summer of 2023

October 12, 202326:29

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we discuss the record-breaking heat of the summer of 2023 and the high number of extreme weather events experienced around the globe. Can a direct line be drawn between such events and climate change? And what are the implications of this emerging new normal as it relates to climate projections, resilience, and adaptation? Joining us are Matthew Huber, a professor at Purdue University where he directs the Institute for a Sustainable Future, and Lauren Herzer Risi, program director for the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program.  

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