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Is global warming good?

Posted at 10:56 AM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-29 15:08:15-04

When climate change and global warming were first discovered, a leading scientist in the field actually hypothesized a warmer planet would be a good thing for humankind.

But that was more than 100 years ago.

In the video above, Storm Shield Meteorologist Jason Meyers looks at the early science behind global warming to see if those scientists were onto something.

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After all, President Donald Trump just signed an executive order on Tuesday, undoing the climate change policies put into place by the Obama administration and reducing the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to enforce many climate regulations.

Does science more than a century old still hold true? Or is the Trump administration missing the most recent climate discoveries?

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