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What Does the Polar Vortex Have to do With Climate Change?

Clip: Season 46 | 3m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

The Arctic is warming at a rate almost twice the global average. This could be making vortex splits more likely, but is still up for debate among climate experts.

Aired: 02/01/19

Rating: NR

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