We all know that warm air rises, but how does this scientific fact influence our weather and create those flows of air molecules that we know of as wind? In this episode of SciShow, Hank explains where wind comes from, what factors influence it, and how fast it can go! (3:10 min.)

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When it comes to climate change predictions, clouds are a pain in the butt. In fact, according to the IPCC, they’re the largest pain in the butt. They’re pretty squirrelly things: small, fast, and variable in shape, size and behavior, which makes them really challenging for climate scientists to work with. Clouds also have a big impact on the climate — and could potentially make the effects of climate change much worse. (2:53 min.)

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Describes the role of heat and pressure in the formation of hurricanes. (6:34 min.)

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