Author Archives: Tom Owens
Olympic cross country skier says he fears warmer climate and less snow fall could lead to … indoor skiing on artificial snow.
A warmer climate means far fewer past Winter Olympic sites will be suitable as future sites. ‘Simply not cold enough,’ a University of Waterloo study suggests.
Olympic snow-boarder Elena Hight says her world-wide travels indicate to her that ‘warmer, shorter, drier’ winters increasingly are becoming the norm.
The end of January cold spell and heavy snows raise questions for some about the links between frigid weather and a warming Arctic. Hint: Look at the swooning Jet Stream.
One of the nation’s most highly visible climate scientists, Michael Mann, and NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof double-team the ‘most neglected’ issue missing from much mainstream news coverage … climate change and the role of scientists in addressing it.
The second in the ongoing new ’30onClimate’ webinar series covers a wide range of issues from the differing, but complementary, perspectives of two leading voices on science communications.
Yale graduate students attending the Winter Olympics next month in Sochi, Russia, hope to shine the world’s attention on climate change and its global impacts.