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TODAY   |  April 04, 2014

What’s causing our weather extremes?

The head of the World Bank is warning that climate change will lead to armed conflicts over shortages of food and water. On “Ann Curry Reports: Our Year of Extremes,” airing Sunday night on NBC, Curry shows us how people are witnessing the impact of rising global temperatures.

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>>> warning that climate change will lead to violent conflict over shortages of food and water. ann curry shows us how ordinary people are already witnessing the impact of rising global temperatures.

>> reporter: it feels like an all-out assault. for the last year and a half, it seems mother nature has thrown everything at us. what on earth is going on? for more than a year, we've been on a road trip to far corners of our planet, searching for answers to what's causing these weather extremes.

>> this is a storm of the century .

>> we've met ordinary people who have seen the changes up close and asked some of the world's brightest scientists, is the weird weather a coincidence or a sign of fundamental change is here?

>> the planet is not just changing, it's changed.

>> and you can watch ann curry reports, our year of extremes. did climate change just hit home? this sunday evening at 7:00. social media users are invited to join the conversation online.