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Found: A Hidden Tasmanian Shipwreck

Atlas Obscura | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

by Sarah Laskow, originally posted on Atlas Obscura In Tasmania, where it's winter and storms have been flooding the north of the island, the severe ...

Weather Myths You Definitely Believe, Debunked

Thrillist | Posted 09.15.2016 | Travel

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Shutterstock / Jennifer Bui/Thrillist What we know about the weather has changed significantly over time. While the ancie...

'Green News Report' - July 21, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Extreme weather whips major California freeways - from floods to fire, as...

What Will the Weather Bring? Searching for Solutions to Disaster Preparedness

Brett Jenks | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Brett Jenks

As the price tag for federal emergency relief packages continues to grow, we see more and more bipartisan support for investing in planning and preparedness ahead of the next storm or wildfire season.

Meteorologist Gets Pummeled During Blizzard Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media

While most people living in the Northeast spent Tuesday hiding under their covers to avoid "Winter Storm Juno," Weather Channel meteorologist Mike Sei...

2014 Was the Warmest Year on Record for Much of Alaska

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On a day when many Interior Alaska towns and villages watch temperatures approach minus 40 degrees and Anchorage nearly dips to zero, it may seem counterintuitive to discuss warmth in the 49th state.

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...

WATCH: Physicist Proposes Peculiar Plan To Stop Twisters

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.27.2014 | Science

What's the best way to stop tornadoes from terrorizing the U.S.? Block them with gigantic walls. At least that's what one scientist is expected to pro...

WATCH: This Trippy Map Of Wind Patterns Is A Massive Time Suck

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.30.2015 | Science

Earth's weather systems are truly mesmerizing. Just take a look at this trippy interactive map of global wind patterns created by Tokyo-based software...

Telescope Spies Strange 'Red Arcs' In Sky

Posted 04.02.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/02/2013 11:45 AM EDT on LiveScience Glowing red arcs invisible to the naked eye ha...

WATCH: Charles Barkley Should Keep His Day Job

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

He may be better known for his basketball skills, but former NBA superstar Charles Barkley is boasting a new title of "weatherman" this week. As De...

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...

Hurricane Reading: Erik Larson's Thriller Details Deadly Galveston Storm of 1900

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.28.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time and the Deadliest Hurricane in History is a thriller, a first-rate page-turner. The minute-by-minute chronicle of the hurricane is the centerpiece of the book, and it will blow your hair back.

What If TV Weathercasters Told the Truth About Climate Change?

Heather Libby | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green
Heather Libby

I'd expected to hear more about these extreme weather events in the news, and in my ideal world, they'd even include a little context about why they were happening. But nearly all the news and weather reports I watched said the same thing.

'Green News Report' - September 4, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S...

Hurricane Season and Insurance Coverage: Questions & Answers

Bonnie Schneider | Posted 10.23.2012 | Money
Bonnie Schneider

Tropical weather is heating up! Now that we are in the thick of hurricane season, you may be wondering about disaster insurance: if the worst happens, am I covered?

I'm With Stupid: My Cloudy Understanding of the Technological Climate

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.22.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It was a telling measure of how out of my element I was discussing the weather that the conversation I understood best was when a physicist tried to explain what the Higgs Boson actually is.

Strange Sounds Of Auroras Explained In New Study

Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

The northern lights of Earth are more than just dazzling light shows — they also generate their own strange applause too, a new study reveals. The ...

Spring Comes Super-Early This Year, And Astronomers Say Why

Posted 03.20.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 03/19/2012 01:48 PM EDT on Across much of the United States, this has been an unusually mild winter, especially...

Ancient Diaries May Shed New Light On Climate Change

Posted 02.27.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/26/2012 08:58 PM EST on LiveScience Diaries and writings from ninth-century Baghda...

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."

PHOTOS: Rocket Launched Into Aurora Borealis Makes For Spectacular Photos

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 02/21/2012 07:17 AM EST on A team of scientists launched a small rocket into an eye-popping northern ligh...

Scientists Find Surprising Cause Of 'Little Ice Age'

Posted 01.31.2012 | Science

When the weather suddenly got colder in Northern Europe a few centuries ago, some people blamed witchcraft. But now an international team of scientist...

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...