Should meteorologists talk about climate change?

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Credit Flickr - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Credit Flickr – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

By Marie Orttenburger

Broadcast meteorologists are in a unique position to deliver good climate science to the public. They reach large volumes of people, bridging information gaps that make taking appropriate action difficult. But for a variety of reasons, many feel apprehensive to do so.

In this episode of Echos, reporter Marie Orttenburger speaks to Kyle Underwood of Wood TV8 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Jim Gandy of WLTX in South Carolina and Bud Ward, who teaches climate science to broadcast meteorologists through George Mason University.

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