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'Freak' Orange Snow Sweeps Through Eastern Europe

People looked like they were skiing on Mars.
Ankita Rao
3.26.18
environment
environment

The Sinking Brothel

The sex workers of Banishanta, an island on Bangladesh’s southwestern coast, stand to be washed away by rising sea levels.
Matthew Bremner
2.24.18
cold enough for ya?
cold enough for ya?

Freezing Your Ass Off Is Also a Symptom of Climate Change

The connection between a melting Arctic and frigid temperatures on the East Coast.
Stephen Leahy
1.4.18
BOMB CYCLONE
BOMB CYCLONE

'Bomb Cyclone' Is a Term Pulled From Deep in Meteorology Glossaries to Get Clicks

The National Weather Service says it's "solely a meteorological term" and doesn't describe the impacts of the storm.
Ashwin Rodrigues
1.3.18
Moveable
Moveable

California Is a Terrible Place to Test Autonomous Cars

Self-driving cars need testing in the rain and snow, so why is everyone in the Bay Area?
Tracey Lindeman
12.19.17
Simulations
Simulations

Gaze Deeply Into This NASA Visualization of Global Aerosol Movements

Turns out Earth is just a big lava lamp.
Michael Byrne
12.12.17
climate change
climate change

Here Are 27 Ways Heat Waves Can Kill You

Climate change is making heat waves worse.
Stephen Leahy
11.9.17
Science Fiction
Science Fiction

‘Geostorm’ Is Less Popular With Conspiracy Theorists Than the Government Was Expecting

The National Weather Service was preparing for an influx of questions about government weather modification, but no one cares.
Caroline Haskins
10.23.17
sea level
sea level

Miami’s Close Call with Irma May Make Climate-Blind Real-Estate Developers More Reckless

The American economy’s presumed self-healing power is a reassuring trope.
Paul Cox and Stan Cox
9.19.17
hurricane irma
hurricane irma

TV Weathercasters Are Being Recruited to Convince People Climate Change Is Real

Weathercasters' on-air reporting about climate change increased over 1,200 percent between 2013 and 2016.
Kate Lunau
9.11.17
Terraform
Terraform

​Hypercane

Forget hurricanes. The future is hypercanes—and a world of corporate greed that's been rigged to prevent them.
Eric Holthaus
9.7.17
big weather
big weather

This Space Station Footage of Hurricane Irma Shows Just How Massive It Is

Something about seeing it from above makes it all the more real.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.6.17