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Earth 8: A conversation on climate change

CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli spoke to News 8 about why the planet is seeing extreme weather events and record-setting conditions.

SAN DIEGO — With the many extreme weather events and record-setting conditions globally, News 8 wanted to hear from a climate expert on why this is happening and what can be done. 

From heat waves to wildfires, hurricanes, and flooding, the planet is seeing major weather events on a greater scale. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli explained to News 8's Neda Iranpour that this is no coincidence. 

Berardelli has a meteorology degree from Cornell University and a Masters in Climate Science from Columbia. He’s also been a TV meteorologist in Florida and New York and is now mainly focused on covering the climate crisis for CBS News. 

See the entire candid interview with Neda below: