polar vortex

“No single weather episode can either prove, or disprove, global climate change”

This is how President Obama‘s Science Advisor begins the White House’s latest video, The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes, which they apparently found it necessary to publish after the hordes of climate change deniers have rushed to proclaim that seeing snow in Atlanta is proof that there’s nothing wrong with our planet’s temperature.

Watch the video above to find out how exactly the Polar Vortex works, and to figure out why you’ve had to wear an extra layer when leaving the house this winter.

 

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