“You Look Out the Window and You See Climate Change in Action”

Peter Sinclair, who blogs at Climate Denial Crock of the Week, released a must-see new video on Tuesday recapping news coverage of the recent heat wave, the drought in the Midwest, the extreme storms in the Mid-Atlantic, and the Colorado wildfires.

“You look out the window and you see climate change in action,” Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research says in a clip from PBS NewsHour. “This is the way it gets manifested.” Here’s the video, “Welcome to the Rest of Our Lives”:

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