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February 14, 2020, 5am PST
The measurable effects of climate change are a tangible reminder of trends over time that otherwise can be hard to recall.
February 13, 2019, 10am PST
Want to know what the weather will feel like after climate change takes hold? There might be a hotter and drier place already on the planet that can offer clues.
The Atlantic
May 1, 2017, 12pm PDT
Climate change means cities around the world will have to deal with a growing number of heat waves.
Pacific Standard
March 26, 2017, 9am PDT
For the first time in 30 years, a crop of new clouds will enter the canon of cloud varieties recognized by meteorologists all over the world. This is also a good time to talk about climate change.
The Financial Times
May 11, 2016, 9am PDT
Seattle celebrates a transit project with public art that plays to the city’s strength: rain.
January 22, 2016, 1pm PST
A large winter storm is bearing down on the East Coast, prompting advanced preparations by local officials.
The Washington Post
January 1, 2016, 7am PST
Take local television, add maps. What could go wrong?
The Washington Post
November 3, 2015, 11am PST
TV weather reporters should be educators of the public about climate change. Yet they range from being outright deniers to keeping silent about this cataclysmic threat to life on Earth. An examination of why and what can be done about it.
November 28, 2014, 9am PST
Part infographic and part diary, the weather radials project tracks the weather for every day in 2013.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
June 17, 2013, 11am PDT
Despite record levels of greenhouse gas emissions, global surface temperatures have risen at a much slower rate over the past 15 years than the 20 years prior. Scientists are struggling to explain a warming plateau.
The New York Times
February 15, 2011, 7am PST
Climate change and sea level rise are expected to increase the amount of major storm events worldwide. For coastal parts of New York City, the effects could be catastrophic. The city is trying to plan now for the storms to come.