climate, climate change, politics, weather

Some new thinking about climate change

WEATHERTORIAL: A few weeks ago, returning from an AAAS (American Association For The Advancement of Science) Conference in San Jose, CA, I had the pleasure of meeting another conference attendee at a San Jose airport restaurant. The gentleman, a biologist from the University of Wisconsin, recognized me as a conference attendee…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 2/28/15

weather

Winter weather onslaught continues

If you live anywhere from the northern Plains to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, there is absolutely no love in this Valentine’s Day forecast. More brutal cold, continued bitter wind chills (combined effect of the removal of body heat by air temperature and wind) and more snow are all on the meteorological horizon…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 2/14/15

weather

It’s snow joke; clear your sidewalks or else!

WEATHERTORIAL: For public safety reasons, sidewalks, streets and other right of ways and places where access for emergency responders is necessary, quick and effective clearing of snow is a must! Slip and falls, the forcing of pedestrians onto ice-covered roadways and the inability of emergency vehicles to access areas are, simply put, not good situations….To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 2/10/15

humor, weather

In case nobody has figured this out yet, it’s winter!

WEATHERTORIAL: The opinions expressed herein are mine alone. They are presented for your enjoyment and thoughtful consideration.

If today were the 50 or so years prior to World War II, newsboys would be at the street corners (Fig. 1) shouting, “EXTRA, EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT!…It’s Winter!”

That’s right. This would be a major headline and a major, breaking news story. Or would it?…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 2/5/15