Tue, Jul 19, 2011 -- 9:30 AM

Why is This Summer So Cold?

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Jennifer Balaco/Flickr

People throughout the U.S. are experiencing strange weather this summer, with scorching heat in the East Coast and Midwest and cooler temperatures in coastal California. What are recent trends across the country, and how much is due to global climate change? What future changes could occur, and is the Bay Area getting colder for good?

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Jan Null, meteorologist in the Department of Geosciences at San Francisco State University
  • Phil Duffy, chief scientist for Climate Central

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