Extreme weather is sweeping across the country. The wildfires in California are the most recent examples. The state is in the middle of a record-breaking fire season with three-active blazes.
Along with fires, we are seeing extreme climate in the form of hurricanes and increased temperature. These are symptoms of climate change.
Today on All Sides, we discuss what extreme weather means for the midwest and the rest of the country.
- Alissa Greenberg, journalist covering the California wildfires for The Guardian
- Dennis Todey, director, USDA Midwest Climate Hub
- Aaron Wilson, senior research associate, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University
- Nicolas Loris, Herbert and Joyce Morgan fellow in energy and environmental policy, The Heritage Foundation