Why Winter Doesn’t Disprove Global Warming

Parts of the United States have experienced an extremely cold and snowy winter, which is being referred to as the 'Polar Vortex' and 'Winter Storm Hercules.' Does this winter prove that global warming is fake? Trace explains climate change and why one extreme winter does not mean global warming isn't real.

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