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Personally Speaking: Caught Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Desmond L Brown | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Desmond L Brown

It happens almost every year that a tropical cyclone develops in the Atlantic. Caribbean Weather Forecasters are often plunged into defence mode. At i...

When the Bough Breaks

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.

The Big Blow of January 2015

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Did you happen to notice any pigs gathering sticks last summer? Woodpeckers sharing a tree? Raccoons with thicker tales and broader bands than usual? The halo around the moon last weekend? Perhaps not, unless you're an astute nature lover, a naturalist or a sky watcher.

"Weather or Not"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.13.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am frequently under the weather, but I seldom know whether I will weather the storm that forecasters have forecast, which is why I can't predict what kind of weather I will be under.

Kate Sheppard

The White House Calls In Al Roker For An Assist On Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new climate report is out, and you better call Al. Al Roker, that is. Not the other Al. When it comes to a celebrity messenger...

Lynne Peeples

Weathercaster Cheers Rise In Climate Change Consciousness, Laments Fuzzier Future Forecasts | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green

Dan Satterfield recently recalled the angry emails that used to flood his inbox whenever he brought up climate change on the air. "I don't get ver...

Why Are We Glued to the Weather Channel?

Paul Raeburn | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media
Paul Raeburn

On Saturday, Linda Holmes of NPR's monkeysee blog watched 14 hours of The Weather Channel. Why oh why? she laments. Why did I do it? She isn't sure, b...

"Can Somebody Please Get the Emperor Some Clothes?"

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 12.26.2012 | Green
Donna Jean Freberg

"I can say with some confidence that we're losing the fight, badly and quickly -- losing it because, most of all, we remain in denial about the peril ...

TV Viewers to Weathermen: We Want Climate Coverage

Daniel Souweine | Posted 10.22.2012 | Green
Daniel Souweine

The majority of weathercasters, including many with AMS certification, don't believe that humans are causing climate change, let alone that it's dramatically shifting our weather patterns.

WATCH: Weather Reporters -- Brave Or Stupid?

Posted 06.12.2012 | Green

We love weather reporters. They warn us about dangerous hurricanes and tornadoes, giving us enough time to duck and take cover. That said, we're also ...

Why Do Meteorologists Dismiss Climate Change Science?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 04.23.2012 | Science
Marvin Meadors

John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel and the original weatherman on Good Morning America: "There isn't any climate crisis," he said. "It's totally manufactured."

Lynne Peeples

Are Weathercasters Misguiding Their Viewers On Climate Change? | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green

If you are like most Americans, the weather forecast on tonight's evening news may be your only exposure to science all day. And there's a good chance...

WATCH: Weatherman Drenched In 'Probably The Remnants Of Raw Sewage,' Delivers Report Anyway

Posted 10.27.2011 | Media

You can't do that on television. Well, you can ... but you'll probably want to shower afterward. Tucker Barnes of Washington's WTTG ventured to Oce...

Colbert's Science Catfight (VIDEO): 'Isn't Climate Just Made Up Of Thousands Of Little Weathers?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stephen Colbert entered the recent debate raging between climate scientists and meteorologists on climate change on Tuesday's show. Why does he care? ...

Climatologists and TV Weathercasters Divided Global Warming

The New York Times | Leslie Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Climatologists, who study weather patterns over time, almost universally endorse the view that the earth is warming and that humans have contributed t...

Snow Way! The Forecasters Got it Right!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 02.06.2010 | Media
Tamar Abrams

I awoke this morning to a scene that the Donner Party would have recognized. Where I know I parked my car there is a mound of white. Two feet of snow and it's still coming down.

Veteran Meteorologist Bravely Calls It Like He Sees It

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

Local TV weathermen, who despite their careful tracking of weather disasters and trends, are hell bent on denying that global warming is happening. That's why today I have to take my hat off to veteran meteorologist Bob Ryan.