Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy' and Michael Mann Explain The Difference Between Climate and Weather on MSNBC
This time, it was to help clear the air on what the word actually means. "The Science Guy" was joined on The Reid Report by fellow guest Michael Mann, a climate scientist, author, professor and director of Penn State University's Earth System Science Center, for a brief segment that broke down the differences between the two words.
Show host Joy Reid set the stage by displaying dictionary definitions for both words, as well as the Center for American Progress' list of weather forecasters around the country who have denied the existence of global warming.
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This year's letter from Bill and Melinda Gates focused on nine things that surprised them. For the Microsoft-cofounder, one thing he was surprised to learn was the massive amount of new buildings the planet should expect in the coming decades due to urban population growth.
"The number of buildings in the world is going to double by 2060. It's like we're going to build a new New York City every month for the next 40 years," he said.