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Centuries-old ships’ logs give insight into climate change

Clip: 05/25/2019 | 4m 13s Video has closed captioning.

The study of climate change is no longer limited to laboratories and scientists. Citizen-scientists are helping with research, including a look back through centuries-old ships’ log books. Rachel Becker, environment reporter for CALmatters and formerly a reporter for The Verge, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Sacramento for more on what these handwritten histories are telling us.

Aired: 05/25/19

Rating: NR

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