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Video: Cycle of Severe Weather in Canada

Jun 13, 2014

Agricultural meteorologist Drew Lerner explains why we're getting more intense storms, wind, droughts and temperatures -- but also how Canadian ag could benefit from climate change.

Video highlights:

  • CO2 concentration continues to go up, which could positively affect vegetative development
  • Wind has been more intense in some Canadian regions in recent years
  • Earth's global cooling phase is causing cooler cold fronts and warmer warm fronts
  • Currently we've had greater contrasts in air temperatures, which can create more extreme weather