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Pockets of Cold in a Warming World

Local Isn't Global Video Screen Shot

Local Isn't Global: Pockets of Cold in a Warming World—A Video

April 18, 2013, released a new video starring Deke Arndt, Chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch at NCDC. The video, entitled “Local Isn't Global: Pockets of Cold in a Warming World,” discusses how particular areas can experience below-average temperatures even though the globe as a whole is warmer than average. Climate monitoring allows us to determine this by measuring temperatures and creating long-term records across the world.

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