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News articles and blog posts on my research or in which I am quoted

(in approximate reverse chronological order)


Bloomberg, 10/1/21, Energy Traders Watch the Polar Vortex and La Nina as Winter Nears

Boston Globe, 10/1/21, It was a record-hot summer. Then a (nearly) record-hot September. Get used to it

Popular Science, 9/22/21, The jet stream is moving north. Here’s what that means for you.

Washington Post, 9/3/21, Climate change may have worsened deadly Texas cold wave, new study suggests

Associated Press, 9/2/21, Study: Warmer Arctic led to killer cold in Texas, much of US

Scientific American, 8/31/21, How Hurricane Ida Got So Big So Fast

The Guardian, 7/28/21, How many years until we must act on climate? Zero, say these climate thinkers

Boston Globe, 7/24/21, Welcome to the Climate Apocalypse. (It will get worse.), 7/21/21, Heat, floods, fires: Jet stream is key link in climate disasters

Associated Press, 7/7/21, Summer swelter trend: West gets hotter days, East hot nights

ClimateSignals, Polar vortex breakdown and central US winter storms February 2021, 2/26/21

Fort Worth Star Telegram, In a state that once sang ‘Freeze a Yankee,’ the myth of an invincible Texas crumbles, 2/22/21

Al Jazeera, In extreme Texas cold, Green New Deal turns into hot potato, 2/21/21

Arctic Today, 2/19/21, A changing Bering Sea is influencing weather far to the south, scientists say

National Geographic, Same force behind Texas deep freeze could drive prolonged heat waves, 2/18/21

Vox, Scientists are divided over whether climate change is fueling extreme cold events, 2/18/21

USA Today, 2/17/21, Record cold, intense storms and tornadoes amid global warming: Could there be a connection?

TruthOut, Winter Storms Offer a Taste of the Climate Chaos Ahead If We Don’t Cut Emissions, 2/17/21

LA Times, 2/16/21, Texas blackouts show the power grid isn’t ready for climate change

Bloomberg Green, How the Warming Arctic Helped Drive a Deep Freeze Into Texas: The sub-zero temperatures causing blackouts across the southern U.S. are connected to climate change, 2/16/21

New York Times, 1/30/21, Forecast: Wild Weather in a Warming World

National Geographic, 1/12/21, The polar vortex is coming—and raising the odds for intense winter weather

LiveScience, 1/8/21. Wandering polar vortex may cause a wild, snowy winter


New York Times, 12/21/20. Messy Snowstorm Hits the East Coast

InsideClimateNews, 11/22/20, Warm Arctic, Cold Continents? It Sounds Counterintuitive, but Research Suggests it’s a Thing

National Geographic, 9/29/20, The jet stream is bringing fire weather to the West and a chill to the East

InsideClimateNews, 9/23/20, The Warming Climates of the Arctic and the Tropics Squeeze the Mid-latitudes, Where Most People Live | InsideClimate News

Associated Press and Washington Post, 9/21/20, Warming shrinks Arctic Ocean ice to 2nd lowest on record

Mongabay, 9/21/20, Arctic Sea ice melts to second-place finish at annual minimum

Palm Beach Post, 9/17/20, Hurricane Sally's stall was calamitous for Gulf Coast; will slow-moving storms be a trend?

The New Yorker, 9/16/20, Bill McKibben, In a Historic Wildfire Season, It’s Time to Follow the Lead of Young Campaigners

ABC News, 9/11/20, It’s Not Too Late: How natural disasters affect climate change

Popular Science, 9/9/20, Slow, meandering hurricanes are often more dangerous—and they’re getting more common

Palm Beach Post, 8/6/20, NOAA updates hurricane season forecast, predicting up to 25 named storms, highest number ever

DeSmogBlog, 8/6/20, Long-time Contrarian Michael Shellenberger Is a Republican Star Witness in Climate Hearings

Snopes, 8/4/20, Shellenberger’s Optimistic, Viral Take on Climate Future Challenged by Scientists He Cites

Bloomberg, 7/23/20, NYC Weather Forecast: Excessive Heat New Normal in Climate Change

Climate Feedback, 7/7/20, Article by Michael Shellenberger mixes accurate and inaccurate claims in support of a misleading and overly simplistic argumentation about climate change

New York Times, 5/22/20, Scientists Predict ‘Busy’ Atlantic Hurricane Season Amid Virus Crisis

E&E News, 5/22/20, 'Wake-up call.' Early storms redefine hurricane season

Palm Beach Post, 5/21/20, Another sobering hurricane forecast, NOAA sees busy season

Gizmodo, Earther, 5/7/20, It's About To Be Dumb Cold From the Rockies to the East Coast

Bloomberg News, 4/20/20, Warmest Oceans on Record Adds to Hurricanes, Wildfires Risks


Down To Earth, 1/20/20, Study shows how Arctic sea ice loss accelerates permafrost thaw

Scientific American (E&E News), 1/8/20, These Are the Biggest Climate Questions for the New Decade

NBC News, 12/10/19, This year's Atlantic hurricane season was worse than normal, but it wasn't nearly as destructive as much of the last 10 years.

BNN Bloomberg, 12/8/19, Canada needs to stick to climate change goals

Vogue, 10/4/19, The seas are rising, and so are they

Mashable, 10/4/19, The  fall heatwave was gnarly

Grist, 10/2/19, Climate change means wild weather. Does that include snowstorms?

Boston Globe, 9/26/19, Cape Cod: at the edge of a warming world

NPR WBUR, 9/25/19, Here's What The New U.N. Report On Oceans And Ice Means For New England

CBC (Canada), 9/25/19, What an ice-free Arctic really means, and why it matters so much

Washington Post, 9/20/19, The biggest Arctic expedition in history is launching for the North Pole

E&E ClimateWire, 9/18/19, Our reporter boards an icebreaker for 6 weeks. Here's why

Bloomberg News, 9/7/19, Dorian’s Claim to Fame: 36 Hours of Pummeling Just One Spot

Newsweek, 9/5/19, Hannity, Fox Business Denies Link Between Hurricanes & Climate Change, Says AOC Making Link for 'Political Reasons'

New York Times, 9/3/19, How Has Climate Change Affected Hurricane Dorian?

The Print (India), 8/24/19, Climate change deniers dominate YouTube searches on warming crisis, study finds

Washington Post, 8/14/19, Arctic sea ice loss may not be causing clod winters in US and Asia after all, study finds. 

National Geographic, 8/1/19, A heat wave is turning Greenland’s ice to slush. That's bad news.

NPR, 7/18/19, Heatwave blankets much of the US this week

New York Times, 7/17/19, Heat wave to hit two-thirds of the U.S. Here's what to expect.

Yale Climate Connections, 7/12/19, What caused this year's bizarre winter and spring weather in the U.S. heartland?

Climate Crocks, Peter Sinclair, 7/12/19

AAAS Quick Facts, 7/16/19, Susan Hassol

New York Times, John Schwartz, 5/23/19: Forecasts call for a normal hurricane season, but it only takes one.

Bloomberg News, Brian Sullivan, 4/24/19: Soaked Midwest Farmers Can Blame Warm Pacific for Juicing Storms

Yahoo News, David Knowles, 4/22/19: 'It's already begun': Feedback loops will make climate change even worse, scientists say

Washington Post, Matthew Cappucchi, 4/18/19: It’s been exceptionally warm in Greenland lately and ice is melting a month early

The Verge, Rachel Becker, 3/18/19: Nebraska flooding shows (again) how extreme weather can threaten national security

The Verge, Rachel Becker, 3/14/19: Satellite images show the nightmare bomb cyclone whirling across the US

The Atlantic, 2/3/19: In underwater drones, a new weapon for hurricane hunters.

National Geographic, Andrew Revkin, 2/1/19: Think this polar vortex was cold? It should have been colder.

NOVA PBS, 2/1/19: Think you know the polar vortex? Think again.

CarbonBrief, 1/31/19: Q & A: How is Arctic warming linked to the 'polar vortex' and other extreme weather?

Newsweek, 1/30/19: The polar vortex and global warming are connected -- here's how.

The Guardian, 1/30/19: Polar vortex: what it is and how is it linked to climate change?

U.S. News and World Report, 1/30/19: How global warming may be behind the deep freeze -- or not.

The Conversation, 1/29/19: How frigid polar vortex blasts are connected to global warming.

MarketWatch, 1/29/19: Opinion: How this brutal polar vortex fits with global warming

Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/29/19: What’s global warming got to do with this week’s frigid weather?

Huffington Post, 1/29/19: Polar vortex is here again. Yes, it's linked to global warming.

The Quartz, 1/29/19: What Trump’s tweet on freezing midwest temps gets wrong about climate change

Associated Press, Seth Borenstein, 1/28/19: Science says: get used to polar vortex outbreaks

National Geographic, 1/23/19: Why cold weather doesn't mean climate change is fake.

New York Times, Kendra Pierre-Louis, 1/19/19, Brace for the Polar Vortex: It May Be Visiting More Often

Boston Globe, Martin Finucane, 1/17/19, The coming storms could be just the beginning of a nasty stretch of weather


South China Morning Post, 12/28/18: How climate change could transform tourism – and the best ways to stop it ruining your holiday

CBS News, 12/19/18: Surprising discoveries on how tornadoes form and how climate change could make them stronger

Mother Jones, 12/15/18: What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic

Grist, 12/13/18: 4 ways the melting Arctic is wreaking havoc near you

Skeptical Science, 12/3/18, SkS Analogy 16: Arctic ice, sailboat keels, and wild weather

Rutgers Today Magazine, Feature Article, Fall 2018 issue, Earth in Balance

Climate Crocks, Peter Sinclair, 11/10/18: Research confirming Arctic, extreme weather link

Climate Crocks, Peter Sinclair, 11/10/18: Climate fingerprints all over Cali wildfires

Newsweek Magazine, Tim Marcin, 11/8/18: What is a polar vortex? Arctic blast, snow in forecast for Midwest, East Coast

Washington Post, Jason Samenow, 10/31/18: Study: Freak summer weather and wild jet-stream patterns are on the rise because of global warming

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The Guardian, Oliver Milman, 10/16/18: From Harvey to Michael: how America's year of major hurricanes unfolded

New York Times, John Schwartz, 10/11/18: Why Hurricane Michael’s Power Caught Forecasters Off Guard

CBC, Nicole Mortillaro, 10/11/18: How a warming Arctic speeds up climate change — and spreads its damage

Huffington Post, Alexander Kaufman, 10/8/18: ‘Sobering’ New UN Report Challenges Republican Climate Hawks’ Free-Market Dogma

The New Yorker, Carolyn Kormann, 10/8/18: The Dire Warnings of the United Nations’ Latest Climate-Change Report

New York Times, John Schwartz, 9/19/2018: Humans Are Making Hurricanes Worse. Here's How.

Bloomberg, Brian Sullivan, 9/14/18: Storm's Rare Path From Africa to U.S. Tied to Global Warming

ThinkProgress, Joe Romm, 9/12/18: Global warming ‘double whammy’ may be steering Florence into the Carolinas, says researcher

New York Times, John Schwartz, 9/12/18 -- Hurricane Florence Updates: Preparations ‘Should Be Rushed to Completion’

Bloomberg, Jim Efstathiou, 9/11/18: Hurricane Florence Destruction May Be Worse Because of Climate Change

San Francisco Chronicle, Kurtis Alexander, 8/3/18: Scientists see fingerprints of climate change all over California's wildfires

The New Yorker, Carolyn Kormann, 8/2/18: How climate change contributed to this summer's wildfires

USA Today, 7/31/18: Climate change fueling a hellish July of heat, fires, and floods

The New Republic, Emily Atkin, 7/3/18: Can Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Save the Planet?

Washington Post, Chris Mooney, 6/26/18: A huge stretch of the Arctic ocean is turning into the Atlantic right before our eyes

The Verge, Alessandra Potenza, 5/10/2018: Here's What Vanishing Sea Ice in the Arctic Means for You

Boston Globe, Martin Finucane, 3/27/18: Is this string of storms a harbinger of winters to come?

New York Times, Kendra Pierre-Louise, 3/23/18: Arctic Sea Ice Missed a Record Low This Winter. Barely.

NBC News, James Rainey, 3/23/18: How Vanishing Arctic Ice May Set Stage for Extreme Nor'Easters

Scientific American, Mark Fischetti, 3/20/18: Are Nor’easters and Bomb Cyclones the New Normal?

The New Yorker, Carolyn Kormann, 3/18/18: Bomb Cyclones, Nor’easters, and the Messy Relationship Between Weather and Climate

Robertscribbler blog, 3/15/18: Polar Warming Spawns More Severe Winter Storms

CNN, Brandon Miller, 3/13/18: As the Arctic warms, nor'easters may get worse

Philadelphia Inquirer, Frank Kummer, 3/13/18: How Arctic warming may have caused our harsh winter

PreventionWeb, 3/13/18: Warm Arctic means colder, snowier winters in northeastern US, study says

New York Times, 3/6/18: Science Says: Arctic Not So Chill This Record Warm Winter

Associated Press, Seth Borenstein, 3/6/18: Science Says: Arctic Not So Chill this Record Warm Winter

CBC News, 3/7/18: The Arctic Just Had Its Warmest Winter on Record

Carbon Brief, 3/1/18: Explainer: The polar vortex, climate change and the ‘Beast from the East’

TV2 Norway, 2/28/18: Hvor blir det av den globale oppvarmingen?

The Seeker, Matt Smith, 2/27/18: An Arctic Heat Wave Is Giving Polar Researchers the Chills

Yale Climate Connections, Samantha Harrington, 2/15/18:

A Warming Arctic May Drive East Coast Cold

Weather Underground, Bob Henson, 2/5/18: Models Coming into Agreement on Widespread Effects of Arctic Sea Ice Loss

InsideClimateNews, Bob Berwyn, 2/2/18: Polar Vortex: How the Jet Stream and Climate Change Bring on Cold Snaps

Associated Press, Seth Borenstein, 1/28/18: AP FACT CHECK: Data melt Trump’s cooling, ice claims's-cooling,-ice-claims

Bloomberg, 1/26/18: The U.S. Is About to Get Real Cold Again. Blame It on Global Warming

Huffington Post, 1/24/18: The Arctic Is Diminishing And World Leaders Must Take Notice

DW (German news blog), 1/25/18: Scientists and their Arctic base camp at the World Economic Forum in Davos

The Conversation, JAF, 1/11/18: Is warming in the Arctic behind this year’s crazy winter weather?

Village Voice, Jake Offenhartz, 1/4/18

It’s Freaking Cold, and Climate Change May Be to Blame

Spiegel News (Germany), 1/8/18

Extremtemperaturen: Wie die US-Kältewelle zur Erderwärmung passen könnte

Bangor Daily News, David Emerson, 1/7/18

Will Global Warming Freeze Us to Death?

NBC News, Erik Ortiz, 1/5/18

Deep Freeze Has 139 Million Americans Facing Dangerous Cold

Washington Post, Chris Mooney, 1/4/18

How Climate Change Could Counterintuitively Feed Some Winter Storms

VICE, Steve Leahy, 1/4/18

Freezing Your Ass Off is Also a Symptom of Climate Change

Climate Crocks, Peter Sinclair, 1/2/18

Up the Down Escalator

Mother Jones, Rowan Walrath, 1/2/18

The East Coast is About to Get Hit by a "Bomb Cyclone"


VICE Impact, 12/20/17, Starre Vartan

California's wildfires could be the new normal

Science Magazine, Eli KIntisch, 12/5/17

Vanishing Arctic ice could drive future California droughts.

Arctic News Blog, 10/2/17

Washington Post, 8/30/17

ThinkProgress, Joe Romm column: CO2 is changing the jet stream in ways that will create more Harveys. 8/29/17

Citizen's Climate Lobby: Climate change and weather: How are they connected? 8/1/17

Climate Crocks: Arctic Heat Ramping up, 7/31/17, 7/13/17

New Republic, 7/10/17

Washington Post, 7/10/17

Associated Press, 5/27/17

Seth Borenstein: What if US Quits Climate Deal?

Washington Post, 5/26/17

Category 6 Weather Underground Blog by Bob Henson, 4/26/17

Christian Science Monitor, 3/27/17

Science Magazine, 3/15/2017

The Guardian, 3/15/17

The Guardian, 2/12/17

Washington Post, 1/19/17

Yale Climate Connections, 1/21/17

Scientific American, 1/5/17

Yale Climate Connections, 1/2/17



ThinkProgress, 1/25/16

Is Climate Change Supercharging Storms Like Jonas And Sandy More Than We Thought?

Washington Post, 2/18/16

Nature News, 3/1/16

Speedier Arctic data as warm winter shrinks sea ice

Rutgers Today, 3/28/16

HGCN, March 2016

Carbon Brief, 5/5/16, 5/16/16

Washington Post, 5/16/16

Think Progress, 5/31/16

Washington Post, 6/9/16

Weird jet stream behavior could be making Greenland’s melting even worse, scientists say

National Geographic, 6/9/16

Record Greenland Melting Caused by Surprising Feedback Loop

Science Magazine, 6/9/16

Is wacky weather helping melt Greenland?

Washington Post, 7/13/16, 7/27/16

News Deeply/Arctic Deeply, 7/27/16

New York Times, 7/29/16

Does the Disappearance of Sea Ice Matter?

Pacific Standard, Eric Holthaus, 8/4/16

For Climate Scientists, the Siberian Anthrax Outbreak Is a Sign of What’s to Come — Pacific Standard

ClimateCentral, 10/20/16

The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer

AP, Seth Borenstein, 11/3/16

Study links human actions to specific Arctic sea ice melt

New York Times, 11/3/16

ClimateCentral, 11/9/16

Washington Post, 11/17/16

Washington Post, 11/17/16

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends

LiveScience, 11/18/16

ClimateCentral, 11/21/16

The Guardian, 11/22/16

AP, Seth Borenstein, 12/6/16

Washington Post, 12/13/16

The Guardian, 12/19/16

CarbonBrief, 12/21/16

Washington Post, 12/23/16


Time Magazine, 12/29/15


Carbon Brief, 1/9/15


Think Progress, 1/15/15


Washington Post, 1/16/15


Associated Press, 1/16/15


Rutgers Today, 1/30/15

The Economist, 2/14/15

Rutgers Today, 2/18/15, 2/20/15

A melting Arctic and weird weather: the plot thickens

Washington Post, 3/2/15


Nautilus, 3/6/15


ClimateCentral, 3/11/15

Arctic Sea Ice Dwindling Toward Record Winter Low | Climate Central


Science Magazine, 3/12/15


Science News, 3/12/15

Carbon Brief, 3/12/15

Scientists link Arctic warming to intense summer heatwaves in the northern hemisphere | Carbon Brief


Washington Post, 3/12/15

The scary idea that won’t go away: Global warming messing with the jet stream and your weather


ClimateCentral, 3/12/15

Summer Heat Waves May be Linked to Arctic Warming | Climate Central


Rutgers Today, 3/13/15


NOAA Press Release, 5/19/15


Associated Press, 5/29/15

The Guardian, 6/1/15


Rutgers Today, 6/1/15


Rutgers Today, 6/22/15


Weather Underground, 6/23/15


US News, 6/24/15

Workshop report: NSF Ice-Snow-Water, 7/21/15


Weather Underground, 7/31/15

Fox News, 8/7/15


The Conversation, 8/22/15


Inside Climate News, 8/31/15


Carbon Brief, 9/1/15, 9/2/15


Weather Underground, 9/7/15

National Geographic, 12/14/15


Fairfax Climate Watch 1/6/14


ClimateCentral 1/6/14

AP Seth Borenstein 1/9/14 1/12/14

Washington Post 1/6/14


Feature story in Rutgers Today 1/30/14

BBC 2/15/14


Christian Science Monitor 2/9/14

NPR blog 2/16/14

Ars Technica 2/17/14

Santa’s revenge: Arctic ice may be putting US in a long, deep freeze

The Economist 2/22/14


National Geographic 2/20/14


Washington Post Capitol Weather Gang 2/20/14


Yale Environment 360 2/25/14

Weather Channel 2/24/14


Discovery News, 3/1/14


ERL 2/21/14 Santa’s Revenge


Yale Climate Forum 3/5/14


BBC News TV 2/16/14


Washington Post, Wallace letter, 2/28/14


New York Times -- Dot Earth Blog, 2/14/14

Science, 2/14/14 Wallace et al


Discovery News 3/1/14


Scientific American, 4/8/14:

AP News story, 4/24/14:

NJ Star Ledger, 5/17/14:


ClimateCentral interview, 5/23/14:


NBC News interview, 5/22/14:


Reuters article, 5/22/14:


Poliltifact, 5/27/14:


Mashable, 6/20/14:


CarbonBrief, 6/23/14:


ClimateCentral, 6/22/14:

USA Today, 6/22/14:


DeSmog, 6/25/14:


ThinkProgress, 7/1/14:


ThinkProgress, 7/14/14:

International Business Times, 8/6/14:

New Scientist, 9/26/14:


The Week, 9/23/14:


Carbon Brief, 10/27/14:


ClimateCentral, 10/26/14:


The Independent, 10/27/14:


ClimateCentral, 10/29/14:

Decoded Science, 11/3/14:


AtmosNews, UCAR/NCAR Website, 11/11/14:


Popular Science, 11/18/14:


Washington Post, Capital Weather Gang, 11/20/14:


Washington Post, Chris Mooney, 11/20/14:

Clearwater Times, 12/18/14


EarthGauge Article: Arctic Amplification Feedbacks and Links to Mid-Latitude Weather, 13 January 2013


Vancouver Sun Newspaper article 2/28/13


Victoria, BC Times Columnist Newspaper 2/26/13


ABC News, StormWatch7, 27 March 2013

New York Times, 3/28/13, 3/30/13

Wunderground Jeff Masters' blog, 3/31/13


The Guardian, 4/6/13


Wunderground Earth Day invited contribution, 4/22/13


Wunderground Jeff Masters' Blog, 4/25/13, 4/30/13


The Guardian, 5/2/13


The Guardian, 5/7/13 post, 5/8/13

Boston Globe, 6/5/13

ThinkProgress 6/16/13


Weather UnderGround Story, 3/20/201


Associated Press article by Seth Borenstein, 6/25/13


The Canadian Press, 6/25/13


The Windsor Star (Canada), 6/26/13

Fairbanks Daily Newsminer, 6/27/13


National Geographic Newswatch, 7/1/13


Mom's Clean Air Force blog, 7/3/13

BBC News, 7/5/13 post, 7/5/13


The Independent, 7/5/13

Washington Post, 8/21/13 9/5/13

LiveScience 9/23/13

Mother Jones – Sandy 10/29/13


UK Progressive 12/2/13 12/8/13


Environmental News Network 12/17/13

Kitsap Sun 12/8/13


Rutgers Today 12/19/13


New York Times frontpage article by science writer Justin Gillis  3/29/12


Nature Research Highlight


Nature Climate Change review of FV12 by Vladimir Semenov


Nature Climate Change Research Highlight


Reuters article by Gerard Wynn


Editors' choice in Science:


Jeff Master's blog, Weather Underground:


Climate Central 4/3/2012


NSIDC Sea Ice News, 4/4/12


HineSight Blog 4/2012


Skeptical Science 4/11/12


In EarthGauge:


Nature Research Highlight


NewScientist article 7/9/12

Financial Times of London, July 12, 2012:

New York Times 27 August 2012


Climate Central post 22 August 2012

National Geographic online 28 August 2012

Washington Post 28 August 2012

The Guardian, George Monbiot, 27 August 2012

Bangor Daily News 3 September 2012 

Climate Central 12 September 2012

ClimateCentral 9/19/12

Washington Post Op-Ed 21 September 2012

Wired Science 9/26/2012

Citizen's Climate Lobby  10/26/12

CBC News 11/4/12

LA Times 10/12/12,0,2353619.story 

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