Lots of snow means good skiing, but it also means an increased danger of avalanches.
Post on Feb 25, 2011 by
El Niño is the nickname of the climate pattern called the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO.
Post on Dec 02, 2010 by Brian Romans
A confession: When I first got the assignment to do a story about air conditioner efficiency, I didn't exactly leap from my seat in excitement. (Which is why extra kudos go to those who've made it as far as this web page!) But, really, I should have known better.
Post on Sep 05, 2008 by Amy Standen
So, I was curious how scientists like Fung and Dawson, whose research leads to predictions of widespread climatic chaos and environmental meltdown, are able to cope with their frequently depressing findings. And what do they hope to do with their results?
Post on Jul 22, 2008 by Amy Miller
For this past patriotic weekend, I was on the other side of the coast. Namely, driving from Washington DC into the rural wilderness of Virginia for a get away. It was not the man-made fireworks that grabbed my attention but the activity of thunderclouds. I was reading out loud as we drove down I-64 towards [...]
Post on Jul 10, 2008 by Cat
Scientists predict we’ll be seeing hotter conditions and drier forests in the near future. The Summit Fire that's been burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains is likely a part of that trend. QUEST talks to Malcolm North with the U.S. Forest Service. He says any area that's burned before is vulnerable to burning again, including [...]
Post on May 23, 2008 by Amy Standen