Georgia saw some record low temperatures this winter. So some might be surprised to hear that 2017 was the warmest year on record for our state. Climate change is not well understood, and that’s partly because it’s so politicized. But that phrase does have a scientific meaning, totally separate from politics or punditry. And because people don’t seem to understand what climate change is or what it means, it’s time to break it down. Then, we dive deeper into some of the common mix-ups between weather and climate change with Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Director of the Atmospheric Sciences Program at the University of Georgia.