Brenda Ekwurzel

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...

Losing all the ice shelves of Antarctica would be like losing each flying buttress that supported a gothic building. Collapse is the inevitable result. The question is how fast is the collapse in the...

The dangers of seawater bursting into neighborhoods can be quite unexpected for those who have never experienced a hurricane of the immense power of Matthew . Large wind-driven waves riding on top of...

The State of the Climate in 2015 assessment, just released by the American Meteorological Society, has confirmed that 2015 clocked in with the highest global sea level for Earth over the satellite...

In these recent hot summer days, as my colleague Xinnan Zhu was walking outside exposed to the outdoor temperature of nearly 100°F, she felt like she was going to melt like an ice cube under the sun...

The US National Weather Service heat index forecast for June 18, 2016 looks scary. It indicates a dangerous situation that everyone who lives in the red areas in the map below should take steps to...

As I make calls and send messages to friends who are in the path of torrential rains and dangerous flooding these past days, I know that even if they turn out to be out of harm’s way, many...

This past week, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2015 annual meeting was abuzz with discussion of El Niño 3.4 and the Arctic Oscillation . No wonder. These indicators are clues to how major...

I was reminded this week, by an exchange of words between Senator Ted Cruz and Sierra Club President Aaron Mair , that at hearings on policy, the discussion can go off on a tangent toward climate...

Hurricane Joaquin, while a category 4, unleashed torrential rain over the Bahamas, uprooting trees, disrupting power and ripping rooftops . Joaquin lingered in the tropics, shedding vast amounts of...

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