Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas over the weekend. The death toll continues to rise and thousands have been displaced.
The hurricane and torrential downpour have destroyed Houston, America's fourth-largest city. Climate scientists are quick to caution that climate change does not cause hurricanes. However, does climate science tell us anything about the way a hurricane behaves in our warming world?
Kevin Trenberth, senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, joined the program to discuss how climate plays a hand in major climate events.
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