The Weather Channel tackles climate change

Wed, 2006-08-23 11:49Kevin Grandia
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The Weather Channel tackles climate change

Come on, who doesn't love the weather channel? Now there is even more reason to watch. The 24-hour weather watch-dog has announced it will be airing a new feature called “The Climate Code” with host Heidi Cullen, a Columbia PhD in climatology and ocean atmosphere dynamics, whose most recent stint was at the National Centre for Atmospheric Research.

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I’m actually really excited about this however the following statements are misleading:

“We’re finally saying the weather isn’t apolitical 

This is false, but it is probably just a poorly executed statement.

, the high rate of asthma among black children can be linked to global warming, said Janet Johnson, a vice president with The Weather Channel who is overseeing development of Cullen’s show.”We can directly link that to air pollution,” 

 Global warming = CO2

Asthma is from SO2 which creates clouds/acid rain and reduces global warming.  So again this statement is misleading but probably poorly executed.   I hope they do a far better job on the show.  Dr. Cullen is kind of cute though.

She is cute… didn’t want to leave you hanging there.