Extreme floodwaters covered one third of Pakistan and displaced 33 million people.
Dry rivers in Europe halted barge traffic.
Record low levels on the Colorado River in the southwest U.S. prompted emergency cuts in water supplies.
How did climate change supercharge climate extremes in the summer of 2022?
Climate scientist Kevin Trenberth is a Distinguished Scholar at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. He joined Climate Cast to explain the extreme events we saw.
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