Across much of the U.S. and in many other places around the world temperatures are rising. Everywhere, that is, expect the Southeast U.S. While many scientists are trying to explain so-called "global warming", one group is seeking to unlock the mysteries of our region’s cooling. Unlikely Bibb county is home to a gathering of scientists from around the country combing through the air, looking for answers. One of the team leaders, Dr. Annmarie Carlton of Rutgers University, has a theory about Alabama weather. She believe that tiny dust particles are systematically blocking incoming solar radiation, keeping the mercury from rising.
/ / / The link between Alabama’s air quality and weather