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Drought / Ocean Temps. / Greenhse. Effect #323919

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 03, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) research plane reported heading for Arctic to examine ozone layer depletion. Reports introd.

(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) Last summer's heat and drought recalled linked to ozone depletion and "greenhse. effect" theory; details given. [Meteorologist Kevin TRENBERTH - says cause of drought was actually abnormal water temps. in Pacific Ocean.] Water temperature theory illustration; Canada's rainfall and floods in Bangladesh mentioned. [Columbia Univ. spokesperson Mark CANE - comments.] [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) spokesperson James HANSEN - comments on "greenhse. effect."]

(Hondo, Texas: James Hattori) Repercussions of 1988 drought featured. [Medina Cnty. extension agent Wayne SCHOLTZ - fears for next year's crop.] Amt. of rainfall here given. [Farmer Ralph GRAFF, SCHOLTZ - comment on dryness of fields.] Fin. aid to farmers discussed. [Texas agriculture department spokesperson Mike MOELLER - comments on situation.]

Reporter(s):
Hattori, James;
Schieffer, Bob;
Schlesinger, Richard
Duration:
00:03:50

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