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Is the weather actually becoming more extreme? - R. Saravanan


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From 2016 to 2019, the world saw record-breaking heat waves, rampant wildfires, and the longest run of category 5 tropical cyclones on record. The number of extreme weather events has been increasing for the last 40 years, and current predictions suggest that trend will continue. So, is the increase in extreme weather due to random chance, or changing climate? R. Saravanan investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator R. Saravanan
  • Director Luísa Holanda
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Luísa Holanda
  • Art Director Luísa Holanda
  • Compositor Gabriel Maia
  • Animator Murilo Jardim
  • Sound Designer Gabriel Maia
  • Music Gabriel Maia
  • Hype Producer Taíla Soliman
  • Hype Executive Producer Gabriel Garcia
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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