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Meteorology

Deadly Snow Storm Leaves Millions Digging Out Of Icy Mess

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 03.15.2017 | Green

At least three people are dead in New England following the storm. Binghamton, New York, hit with a record-breaking 31 inches of snow. Boston publ...

As Scott Pruitt Denies Climate Science, Atmospheric CO2 Rises At A Record Rate

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt may not believe that carbon dioxide is to blame for global warming, but most scientists say the evi...

Snow Storm Hoax?

Mirah Riben | Posted 03.22.2017 | Media
Mirah Riben

Blizzard warnings were forecast from DC to Boston, with up to two feet of snow expected “in what forecasters confidently predicted would be a histor...

More Than Half Of U.S. Medical Professionals Unite To Raise Alarm About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics

One morning in July 2011, Samantha Ahdoot’s 9-year-old son, Isaac, grabbed his clarinet, trekked up the hilly road to the bus stop and set off for a...

Donald Trump Urges People To Pay Attention To An Agency He Hopes To Shrink

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As a winter storm barreled down on the Northeast, President Donald Trump encouraged the public to heed warnings from the National Weath...

Weatherman's Hilarious 'Wine Forecast' Is What You Really Need Today

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.14.2017 | Taste

How much wine will it take to get through Winter Storm Stella? Chris Sowers has the answer. The meteorologist with Philadelphia’s 6ABC Action News t...

Winter Storm Pounds U.S. Northeast, Thousands Of Flights Canceled And Schools Closed

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 03.15.2017 | Green

The storm continued to hover over New England and parts of northern New York and Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon. The driver of a DPW truck was kil...

Northeast Braces For Up To 2 Feet Of Snow As Winter Storm Barrels Up The Coast

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.13.2017 | Green

Batten down the hatches ― this storm’s expected to be a doozy. Approximately 50 million people in the Northeast are under blizzard or winter storm...

Break Out The Shovels: Northeast Faces Blizzard And Winter Storm Watch

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.12.2017 | Green

There’s just one week of winter left but Mother Nature is looking to send it out with a bang. A blizzard watch has been issued for parts of the Nort...

Climate Change Is Increasing The Footprint Of Lyme Disease

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.11.2017 | Healthy Living

Dr. John Aucott loves to let his dog go off-trail when he hikes. But as the director of the Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Lyme Disease Research Center in...

Call It What It Is: Climate Cover-Up, Not Climate Denial

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

Today’s remarks by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt that human activity is not “a primary contributor to the global warming that we see” should ef...

Hawaii Had More Snow This Week Than Denver Or Chicago Has Had All Year

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.04.2017 | Green

The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning in Hawaii this week. While that may sound peculiar, it’s not all that extraordinary. It snows...

California's Wild Climate Will Only Get More Volatile As Temperatures Rise

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 03.05.2017 | Green

To understand how climate change is creating a world of extremes, look to California, where the reality of severe drought coupled with intense precipi...

Antarctica Sees Record Heat As Scientists Worry About Rising Seas

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 03.01.2017 | Green

OSLO, March 1 (Reuters) - An Argentine research base near the northern tip of the Antarctic peninsula has set a heat record at a balmy 17.5 degrees Ce...

Deadly Tornadoes Rip Through Midwest

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.01.2017 | Green

UPDATE: 12:51 a.m. March. 1 ― Missouri State Patrol confirmed to CNN that one man was killed while driving south of Perryville, Missouri, when a pas...

The Earth Is Not Flat, Mr. Trump

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 02.28.2017 | Politics
Evelyn Leopold

The question is not whether climate change exists but what to do about it. It is difficult to find a respected scientist in the United States or aroun...

A Reminder On International Polar Bear Day

Dr. Steven C. Amstrup | Posted 02.27.2017 | Green
Dr. Steven C. Amstrup

When people learn I study polar bears, the first question they usually ask is, “Are they really in trouble?” The short answer is yes—and Interna...

Freaky February Heat Waves Give Climate Scientists The Chills

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.24.2017 | Green

A bonkers February with stretches of extremely high temperatures mixed periodically with plunging mercury is the latest chilling warning about global ...

California Braces For More Rain After Storm Kills At Least 7

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 02.19.2017 | Green

There’s no reprieve in sight from the deadly rains battering California. Intense precipitation that’s killed at least seven people in Southern Ca...

Oroville Evacuation Order Lifted As Flooding Threats Ease

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 02.14.2017 | Green

The nearly 200,000 people evacuated Sunday from the area surrounding the Oroville Dam in Oroville, California, are now free to return home, Butte Coun...

Oroville Dam Crisis Shows Why We Must Invest In Infrastructure

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Every few years an actual or threatened disaster highlights the state of America’s crumbling infrastructure. President Barack Obama, ...

Major Winter Storm Due To Pound U.S. Northeast

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.12.2017 | Green

A major winter storm is expected to dump 8 to 16 inches (20 to 40 cm) of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast on Sunday night and Monday, prompting sto...

Jerry Brown Asks Trump For Storm Disaster Declaration

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.11.2017 | Green

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has sent a letter to Donald Trump, asking the president to issue a disaster declaration for the storm-beleaguered stat...

Women Meteorologists: Don't Call Us 'Weather Girls'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women

Meteorology is a science, and the women who study it and report their findings on TV aren’t “weather girls.” They’re scientists. Unfortunatel...

This Is When You're Most Likely To Catch The Flu

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 02.06.2017 | Healthy Living

If you’re wondering when you might get the flu, a new study indicates you should keep an eye on your local weather report. According to research pub...