Brenda Ekwurzel

Precipitation forecast 1-3 days valid 12Z June 23 to 12Z June 26. Source: NOAA/NWS Update Friday 13:00 EDT: Intense rain and tornadoes are several of the dangerous aspects of Cindy. A foot of rain...

UPDATE (June 14, 4:30 pm): The EPA budget hearing is scheduled to start Thursday morning at 11:00 am. UCS will begin tweeting about the hearing once it begins. For more on how you can stand up for...

On May 11, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will cap two years of US chairmanship of the Arctic Council and present progress made over that time and look at likely future directions. The...

I have had the thrill of sharing the latest discoveries in the classroom with students who asked probing questions, when I was a faculty member of a University. That journey of discovery is one that...

The President’s 2018 Budget , released March 16, 2017, ‘ terminates’ NASA Earth science missions PACE, CLARREO Pathfinder, OCO-3 and DSCOVR Earth viewing instruments. What would we lose if these NASA...

This morning EPA administrator Scott Pruitt got the facts dead wrong on climate change. Here are his remarks and a quick recap of three fundamental facts that scientists at NASA, NOAA, NSF, EPA, and...

UPDATE (March 8, 2017): Esteemed faculty at MIT have written a letter to President Trump in response to Richard Lindzen’s letter. The faculty, including hurricane researcher Kerry Emanuel and...

This week the US Senate committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation holds the nomination hearing of Wilbur Ross for Secretary of the Department of Commerce. If confirmed, Ross will take the...

Since 2006, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued an annual peer-reviewed assessment of the Arctic. The tenth assessment was released on December 13, 2016. Arctic...

Word has it that the NASA Earth Science program is on the chopping block. Bad decision! The NASA Earth Science program provides information about the Earth that plays a vital role in our scientific...

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