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Interview with Thomas Stocker


Fires raze much of Slave Lake Alberta, and rage through Mexico and now Arizona.
The worst tornado season on record tears apart Joplin Missouri on its swath through the U.S. midwest.
Flooding rages in Quebec, Manitoba, Lousiana,  and Tennessee, to name a few locales.

These days many people are asking if  these disasters are the effects of climate change.

This week  in Victoria Canadian meteorologists and oceanographers are discussing what's happening to our oceans and atmosphere. The theme of the conference of the  Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographical Society is "Ocean, Atmosphere and the Changing Pacific."

One of the world's leading scientists on the climate issue  spoke to the conference. Gregor speaks with Thomas Stocker who heads the science working group of the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 
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