“When it rains it pours”-the science of extreme weather attribution


“A man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him … [Read more...]

A vaccine for fake news


There is currently a plague of fake news around the U.S. and like many other educators, scientists … [Read more...]

The 2015 Paris Climate Summit Agreement: A matter of degrees

The Climate Summit in Paris ended Dec 12 amid global fanfare and nearly as widespread skepticism, … [Read more...]

The Perks of Winter Birding

Bundle up and grab your binoculars. Winter is coming. For someone who wrote her dissertation on … [Read more...]

The Fall of Autumn

Autumn is fast approaching here in New England. Every year, I anxiously await the crisp fall air … [Read more...]

Sky Islands

When I first heard the term sky islands it conjured up images of a cloud city in a galaxy far, far … [Read more...]

Next at 11: Science misinformation

When we set out to do this blog the main goal was to talk about science in a way that anyone could … [Read more...]

A coyote howls in the Bronx

Coyotes are thought to be tough, resilient and adaptable, making them appropriate additions to New … [Read more...]

Hello, spring! We’ve been waiting for you….

Image source: https://blog.ucsusa.org/final-epa-scientific-integrity-policy-benefited-greatly-from-public-input-and-now-the-really-hard-work-begins

If you are like me, you have been eagerly awaiting the change of seasons from the cold gray days of … [Read more...]

If there is global warming, why is my house covered in snow?

Record of average global temperatures from 1880 to present day. Credit: NOAA and New York Times.

In the discussion of global warming, there is nothing more confusing than winter. If you live in … [Read more...]