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“12 Weather and Climate Concepts that Confuse the Public”

There are a number of concepts in weather and climate that are confusing to the public and even sometimes to scientists in different specialties.  Terms like the “polar vortex” are often misused by the media as well, increasing the confusion.  Dr. Marshall Shepherd of UGA has written a post for Forbes.com to explain some of these tricky ideas and make them more understandable.  You can read it here.