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"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WTOP
"Loop express lanes closed as part of that work zone, you're diverted further west to nutley street to work your way back to join the outer loop of the beltway. Rich hunter W two heavy traffic. So more great weather over the next couple of days, although we will be warmer going for a high of 86 on your Thursday after a nice start. Friday looking great as well. A little bit warmer, high of 88, closer to average, that actually is average for this time of year, a little bit more humid, too. Saturday, high of 86, side chains of a shower early in the day, but most of us remaining dry. I'm starting four. Chief meteorologist Doug camera. We're at 60 and gave this Berg 68 Arlington 62 in lanham, this early morning Thursday, August 18th 2 a.m. hour welcome and glad you're with us here at WTO P. Here's a highlight from Chris aser man, the director of security architecture at info blocks federal, on the zero trust cyber exchange, presented by Keras off. Know what your goals are. Know what your enterprise looks like. Know what data you have to secure and where it is. And realize that it's a continuous improvement process. Forecast budget, plan, and architect for that. Listen to the entire discussion on federal news network, search zero trust cyber exchange, the ever expanding enterprise and evolving threat landscape are putting unprecedented pressure on today's government networks and IT leadership to provide stronger security. What if you had an in depth strategy to protect your assets, reduce risks and simplify network management, info blocks, public sector offers a forward thinking approach to the policies and regulations such as the executive order on zero trust or the latest NDAA on secure DNS that affect the way government agencies design and use their networks
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WTOP
"Car Fitzgerald has hundreds of cars trucks and SUVs next to a new car a Fitz way car is best visit fit small dot com Bob andler WTO traffic Storm team forced chief meteorologist Doug camera is joining us live tonight We're going to break down all that's ahead for us Doug but we've got to start right at the beginning tonight and tomorrow What are we looking at to start off here Yeah no problems tonight We're talking about temperatures dropping into the 20s to around 30° in the city so it will be a cold start to the day out there on our Friday but not all that bad considering where we've been in the past couple of days And we're about to go temperature wise that is as you make our way through the day on Saturday Tomorrow as we move on through the day we're going to see some snow developing during the afternoon probably the early afternoon We'll see that right on through the evening into the overnight hours The best chance for snow area wide is after sunset for a couple of hours This is not a big event And right now I'm thinking maybe I literally on television went zero to two inches That's about it That's really about it You might not see much at all or others Get a coding to an inch or two That would be about it Now south and east we could see upwards of two potentially four inches closer to the Chesapeake Bay and over towards portions of the eastern shore That's where we really could see some bigger snow totals out there towards ocean city have had a lot of people ask me about 50 going out towards ocean city or Rehoboth That area I've got it four to 8 inches could see upwards of ten This does come in just as the weekend begins so many people do not have to travel But if you've got a weekend job you've got other obligations When is likely the worst time to try to drive Yeah worst time to drive it most likely after about 8 o'clock tomorrow night That's when we're going to see a couple of hours of snow and the temperatures will drop below freezing I really do think when this starts temperatures will be a little bit above freezing on the roads will be fine I'm really not too worried about the roads here even tomorrow evening but that would be the time that I'd be telling any loved ones just to keep it slow out there Then the big thing is the cold if you are if you do have a job if you're working outside tomorrow night or Saturday we're talking about the coldest air of the season wind chills on Saturday morning into early Saturday afternoon could be around zero or even below zero earlier in the day So watch out for that intense cold coming in across the area behind that storm Let's pan out Doug Let's look to our northeast especially Boston is that really the bull's eye of the storm Yeah it really is They're going to see the potentials there for a historic storm I mean some of the data is showing that we could see over two feet of snow between Boston and parts of the cape So that area is going to get it not only that but they're going to see blizzard conditions too Winds could cost 50 to 60 mph with this storm so not only heavy intense snow but those winds are going to be a major factor during the day on Sunday So this for them is going to be Saturday night into Sunday but this is going to be a blockbuster of a storm for parts of the northeast mostly along east of I 95 What if you're in Philly or New York anything there I'll tell you a Philadelphia New York That's probably the toughest forecast I 95 there East of that region you're going to be much better off as far as snow is concerned That's where the snow is going to be north and west of Philly north and west of New York and even downtown That forecast is really tough It's one of those where it's literally between two and maybe as much as 8 inches normally I like to give a range of a couple of inches nothing that big but the computer models here just haven't quite settled on exactly what to expect But I would expect a little bit of snow in both those cities And I don't mean to be a Murphy's law kind of guy but if the storm shifts a little could we suddenly get a wall up as well or are you pretty confident in the models right now Yeah I don't think we're going to see any more than about two inches in the city I mean if we were to get the boom scenario maybe we could get up to three or four in the city and then more as we head toward the Chesapeake Bay if this thing does come west just a little bit It doesn't have to be that much Even a.
Climate Change Blamed for Havoc in Northeast US Floods
"The northeast still cleaning up all of the destruction caused by the remnants of hurricane ida last week at least fifty people died and while residents in some public health officials were surprised by the severe weather. Storms like this or what. Scientists have long warned about jeff brady from npr's climate team reports in bridgeport pennsylvania about one in the morning thursday vernon perry says the nearby river was rising and the fire department. Woke him up. They just were saying evacuate. Now get out the only chance you to go. Now get out run. There wasn't even time to move his car. It's flooded like others on this street a front loader hauls them to waiting trucks at the end of the muddy blocked. Brenda night is sitting under front step next to the sidewalk. Where a pipe. Gushes water into the street. It's being pumped up from her basement. The water came up to the first floor here and first floor. My rug was soaking wet in. There has whether she expected such a severe storm because of climate change. Not at all. This is a complete surprise. We had no idea of the magnitude of the damage. That was going to be called even new york governor. Kathy hokuto who talks about climate change fueling. More severe storms was surprised. We did not know that between eight fifty nine fifty pm that the heavens literally open up and bring niagara falls level water to the streets of new york. It's one thing to talk about the effects of climate change. It's another to experience them. Says burnet. woods blackie chief meteorologist with climate centro even. If you said to her there was going to be over three inches of rain in one hour if she's never seen that what does that mean. What does that look like. What does that look like on the ground. Same for the rest of us but we're getting more examples. There was superstorm. Sandy new york and new jersey nine years ago. The pacific northwest now understands what days of one hundred plus degree weather is like and across the country more people are experiencing wildfires and hazardous smoke.
Infrastructure Bill Offers Once in a Generation Investment in Climate Resilience
"To meet the moment to be responding to the needs of the people we have to be bold. And we can't tink worth the edges. I'm mpr chief meteorologist. Paul hutton here. And that was massachusetts democrat on presley. Talking about the bipartisan infrastructure. Bill that passed the senate this week. It now heads to the house where presley and her progressive colleagues say. It isn't bold enough on climate change especially on the heels of this week's dire warning in the un climate report but while some say it doesn't do enough to reduce emissions. It does offer billions to help the country prepare for the effects of climate change. Forbes tompkins manages efforts for flood prepared communities with the pew charitable trust and joins us now. Hi forbes welcome to climate cast i paul. Thanks for having me. So what do you see in this bill. That can help address. Climate change altogether. This bill really marks potentially a once in a generation investment in climate adaptation and resilience in particular. There's a focus on transportation and it's going to open up An abundance of resources for communities to develop new plans to implement new projects that can better prepare themselves for flooding and other types of disasters. So let's focus on the flooding aspect a little bit. I know you work a lot in that area. What are you seeing in there. That you think can have short term impact One of them is called the building resilient infrastructure and communities program and this bill would infuse a billion dollars into the program immediately and it would allow communities to support. You know any type of hazard mitigation projects That can help them reduce their risk that they face from disasters the second piece specific the flooding is also a second infusion for fema flood mitigation assistance program that provides financial and technical assistance to states localities for projects to reduce the risk of repetitive flood damage to properties and buildings insured by the national flood insurance
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO
"Nine. I'm chief meteorologist Tom Terry. Now. W. 173 FM and AM 5 80. They've touch security, triple team traffic. We roll along on this Saturday morning in central Florida I four is in good shape, no accident or major delays to tell you about from downtown through the attractions area in both directions. 4 17 southbound working through a crash at Narco CIA, Right Lane is blocked. Chongo B T as slow as you get to Colonial and was bound Amelia has some delays from I 42 Paramore. Your next reports in 30 minutes from the Wdbo Triple Team Traffic Center. I'm Jim Rodriguez. This is Channel nine. Eyewitness news chief meteorologist Tom Terry. This is where Orlando turns first for breaking news, Weather and traffic Wdbo. It's Joe Kelly joined me for Orlando's Morning news every weekday morning starting at five. Just ask Alexa set an alarm and wake up to wdbo. And when you get into your car, listen, and I'll make sure to get you to work on time with triple team traffic and help you get around the changes from the I four Ultimate project. No, our ask the experts weekend continues on W T V o Welcome back to the fat burning jungle. I guess I would say Nick Rana Woods here. Dr Patrick Saint Germain is with me. Thanks for hanging out with us here today. Great stories from Keith. We've got another great.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO
"Channel nine I'm chief meteorologist. Top Terry now Wdbo, 173 FM and am 5 80 Touch security, triple team traffic. Crash on the turnpike southbound after Osceola Parkway on the shoulder, But you got delays in both directions. Also going to find delays remain on I four eastbound at 5 32 After that, slow down 1 92 to 5 35, seeing slowdowns on the approach to Universal Boulevard and then into downtown, approaching the four way to colonial drive. On the westbound side. You still got some slowdowns from Maitland Boulevard towards Lee Road. This traffic port is brought to you by Lowe's Lowe's Is your go to for great gardening values every day Select bagged mulches. Now just 2 88 back selection and product availability vary by location while supplies last us only with traffic alerts every six minutes in the morning. We're helping you get to work on time. From the Wdbo Triple Team traffic Center. I'm Ed Torrance. Hey, this is Brian. Kill me. Wdbo promises to break into my show with red alert traffic report because when you're the one behind the wheel stuck in a major traffic problem, we know it grinds on your patients. That's why we tell you what happened. How much time it will add to your drive and the best possible way to get around When you're stuck in traffic were with you. This is where Orlando turns first for frequent traffic alerts, Wdbo. Now. Brian Kilmeade, Wdbo 173 FM and am 5 80. Orlando's news and talk Thanks so much for being here. Everybody is the Brian Kilmeade, Joe. Big our to close out the week we have Congressman Michael Wall to be with us weighing in Surely Bryan Rotella on this the passage and.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WZFG The Flag 1100AM
"Good evening, Chief meteorologist Dean Y sake, along with Justin Storm from the flag and W D a. Y. SKYWATCH Weather Center. We've got severe weather out there tonight. And we did have a caller. Colin Spencer. Where was he? Was he from Castleton? Did you say Yeah. He was from Castleton. Okay? And I guess there was reports of, he said, vivid, vivid lightning out there. A lot of that striking the ground, So please be careful again. That's getting a little closer to home. Uh and there's a numerous severe weather reports out to our west. I'm going to throw this over to meteorologist Justin Storm, Justin. There was reports of a tornado. A rain wrapped tornado, possibly on the ground south of James Stone. Yes, this report came into us about just about 10 minutes ago south of Litchfield, North Dakota, some very strong winds out there and a confirmed tornado on the ground. However, this Spotter in front of the tornadoes that he could not see it as it was rain wrapped, But there are no tornado warnings throughout that area. At the moment, there does look like there is some radar indicated rotation throughout there and something's on radar that would pent towards the tornado. And again. This was a confirmed tornado on the ground. This is over by And this is working to the Northeast at about 20 miles an hour. I wouldn't be surprised if another warning for a tornado gets issued because of this, But at this moment, I do not see any warnings for tornadoes. We do continue to have several severe thunderstorm warnings. Uh, this is including ransom, Uh, county until 10 15 PM for the main concerns of 60 mile per hour winds and one inch in diameter. Hail as long or as well as Barnes and the western CASS County until 10 15 PM so a little bit closer to the FM area. This is for the main concerns of wind damage of 60, plus mile per hour winds and hail up to one inch and a slight possibility of a possible tornado. As some of these cells begin to merge, we could get a quick spin up to fire a little bit closer up over here, but at the moment, I'm not really seeing anything tornado or really any indications of rotation along these storms closer to the FM area. That continues to be just to the south of Jamestown pushing in towards the Grand Rapids area of North Dakota, right and we're just getting some pictures in Of Hail 80.
Refurbished Wind Turbine Powers Homes and Learning
"I'm standing underneath a wind. Turbine in chaska minnesota on a windy spring day. I'm npr chief meteorologist. paul hutton. Her this is climate. Cast this wind turbines middle. School educates students about renewable energy and generates electricity for nearby homes. It's operated by the minnesota municipal power agency or m. pa matt quota. Har- sqi is the group's chaska chair or standing under a hundred and sixty kilowatt Wind turbine that was refurbish. Here from palm springs california and one of these resides in each of the twelve member communities. And what does mpa do. So mvp is twelve member counties that basically represent municipal electric Users that we basically get together both to generate our own electricity for all communities or to purchase it off the grid depending on the pricing of one. Electric has a give time. What are you trying to accomplish. So basically our goal is -ccomplish having a very reasonable electric creates our goal is to have power that's cheaper than xl energy As investor owned utility. How is it going deeper. Yep it's going very well. We're on a residential level. We ten in chaska to be about eight to nine percent lower than xl energy. These swishing blades above us help adults and their pocketbooks and offer a learning opportunity for students. Amy feet teaches. Fourth graders at saint. John's lutheran school in chaska. She leads her students on field trips to see renewables action. It's a great opportunity for students to think about how they use energy on a daily basis. We think about what are some ways that maybe we could cut some of our energy use and maybe not us quite as much energy. Our we may be wasting energy. We talk about how our use of energy affects the planet and all the people around us as well and then we also when we get to favorable energy park We they put us through. Maybe we'll ride a bike and we'll try to power entire home and how hard that is when we have lots of different things on in our home versus when we have maybe one thing on or two things on We'll go to a different station where we look at the solar panel. We'll go to a different station where we look at the wind turbine We'll talk about how we use non-renewable energy and also renewable energy the differences in those and how they actually affect us and how they actually affect the world around
The Search for a Better EV Battery as Customer Demand Rises
"More expensive models are going to have even longer ranges were go. What would be about the same as a small car. Get on a full tank of gas. That stand guerrino from inside climate news and he's been following new kind of space race in electric vehicle batteries. And i'm npr chief meteorologist. Paul hutton hutler today on climate cast. How quickly is ev battery tech evolving. Hi dan welcome back to climate cast and to be here. So you wrote about the quest for a solid state. Ev battery what are they. And how are they different from current ev. battery tech. so right now the battery. That is in just about ali's if not all either that i know of have a joe material a kind of a thick liquid material that is what the electrons pass through as they charge and discharge a solid state battery is designed in which those electrons are passing through a solid material. The reason that that's potentially a breakthrough is that it takes less space to have the same amount of energy passing through a solid than it does through a gel on so you can pack more batteries into the same space more power into the same space which leads to longer ranges. it also can lead to faster charging times as far as automakers. We know tesla has led the way in. Ev technology which other automakers are now going all in on ev technology. Just about every major automaker is at the very least talking a lot about their vm. Bishen volkswagen is the company that could probably make the strongest case right now that it is investing the most heavily and making kind of a a top to bottom transformation into an e company.
The Natural Gas Boom Appears To Be Going Bust
"Son natural gas as the bridge fuel to a net zero energy future but the rapidly emerging climate solutions mean. That bridge is getting shorter fast. I'm npr chief. Meteorologist paul hutton. Her and today on climate cast is the natural gas boom going bust. Justin mccullough is an independent journalists covering the finances of the energy transition. Hi justin welcome to climate cast. I paul thank you very much. So big companies like shell bet big on natural gas what are emerging solutions to the economics of natural gas. There are two main challenges to show all the people who had bet big on the future of natural gas and specifically liquefied natural gas. Renewable energy now can produce electricity for lower costs than natural gas. Fired power straight up competition. The other issue is there's oversupply right now. What level of investment are we talking about to get into these projects you know when shell bet big on the future of natural gas they in two thousand sixteen. They bought a company for over fifty billion dollars in two thousand and nine exxon company for over forty billion dollars. Exxon has since written off the majority of that forty billion dollars as a loss and it now appears that shell is facing similar problems with its fifty billion dollar investment in natural
Why There Is A Change Coming To Your Local Weather Forecast
"There is a change coming to your local weather forecast next month. The data that it's based on will be updated that will make the warmer climate literally. The new normal here's npr's jennifer. Ludden weather forecasters work off a thirty year average and it gets updated every decade right now. What's normal for temperature and precipitation is based on nineteen eighty one to two thousand ten. That's why we've all gotten used to this. Well temperatures for your friday. We'll be running about ten degrees than normal seven degrees above average yesterday. Look into tomorrow above. Normal temperatures will the past decade. Was one of the hottest on record mike. Pilecki of the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says that will show up in the new averages called climate normals. They'll drop the eighties and wrap in the twenty tens. It was a very substantial upward trend in temperatures especially along the west coast of south and along the east coast. He says there were exceptions. Oh you can go to fargo north dakota. That would be a place where it's actually cooled a little bit if that's your interest especially in the springtime but the fastest warming places. We'll see a real bump up in their averages. Amber sellin is chief. Meteorologist at abc fifteen phoenix. Where she says last summer was incredibly hot. We set a record of fifty three days at one hundred. Ten degrees or hotter. The previous record was thirty three days so it wasn't even close what's more she says. In the entire past decade phoenix did not said a single record for low temperature now oddly after the update in may some really hot days or nights could become officially cooler than the new normal plans to take more time to explain all this. We're going to have to remind people especially this year. Hey if we're at one fifteen. That is five degrees above the average but remember this average has changed. This average is not what it used to
Expect low ice years on Lake Superior to continue
"Little to no ice floating along marquette bay noah reported january's total ice coverage in the great lakes to be the lowest in the last forty eight years lake superior. Ice cover briefly grew to fifty percent during our february arctic outbreak but that fleeting is vanished just as quickly with our mild march. I'm npr chief. Meteorologist paul hutton. And today on climate cast. What are longer term lake superior ice trends telling us about climate change in the upper midwest professor j austin researchers all things lake superior with the large lakes observatory at the university of minnesota duluth high. Welcome back to climate cast. Thanks for having me on paul. Let's start with this past winter. What was notable with ice cover on lake superior It was a really unusual year very low ice covered starch and we had that remarkable cold air in february and we ended up with fleetingly above average ice levels superior and just as remarkably. They went away really quickly. And how does this fit with the longer term ice trends that you're seeing on lake superior and the great lakes. I expect that we're going to see Significantly lower than average ice cover this year and basically since about nineteen ninety eight. We've had a long string of relatively low ice cover on lake superior with some exceptions like like the polar vortex in twenty fourteen where we had nearly complete coverage for two months.
Deadly tornadoes batter southern states
"We're following a story in Alabama tonight, deadly tornadoes ripping through there. Trees have been toppled. Power lines are down homes have been leveled. We go to NBC's chief meteorologist in Jersey, who was in Birmingham. It's not over. Not even close from southern Indiana all the way into Mississippi. We still have tornado watches up particularly dangerous situation. Tornado watches it that we're gonna move this east as we go through tonight, So even through the midnight hour in north Georgia or eastern Tennessee and Kentucky, you need to be on the lookout, damaging wind and hail also a threat on top of the tornadoes. The only good news. It starts to weaken as it gets into south and North Carolina by tomorrow, and so far, the death toll sits at five in Alabama, as well as several others with
Iceland Volcano Erupts For First Time in 800 Years
"Has fled to life, sparking the area's first volcanic eruption in nearly 800 years. Initial aerial footage showed a relatively small eruption so far, with two streams of lover running in opposite directions in 2010 and eruption of a different Icelandic volcano sent clouds of ash and dust into the atmosphere. Grounding over 100,000 flights between Europe and North America because of concerns the material could damage jet engines. However, Chief meteorologist held up, Johnson says this eruption is not a threat to air travel's is mine. There's no ash coming from it. So there's no it traffic considerations that we have to worry about. This southwestern corner of Iceland is the most heavily populated part of the country. Nevertheless, the Department of Emergency Management says it doesn't anticipate evacuations unless levels of volcanic gasses rise significantly. I'm Karyn Shamas. Is
Long dormant volcano comes to life in southwestern Iceland
"Dormant volcano in southwestern Iceland has fled to life, sparking the area's first volcanic eruption in nearly 800 years. Initial aerial footage showed a relatively small eruption so far, with two streams of lover running in opposite directions in 2010 and eruption of a different Icelandic volcano sent clouds of ash and dust into the atmosphere. Grounding over 100,000 flights between Europe and North America because of concerns the material could damage jet engines. However, Chief meteorologist held up, Johnson says this eruption is not a threat to air travels. It's minor. There's no ash coming from it. So there is no air traffic considerations that we have to worry about. This southwestern corner of Iceland is the most heavily populated part of the country. Nevertheless, the Department of Emergency Management says it doesn't anticipate evacuations unless levels of volcanic gasses rise significantly.
Volcano Erupts In Southwestern Iceland
"A long dormant volcano in southwestern Iceland has fled to life, sparking the area's first volcanic corruption in nearly 800 years. Initial aerial footage showed a relatively small eruption so far, with two streams of lover running in opposite directions in 2010 and eruption of a different Icelandic volcano sent clouds of ash and dust into the atmosphere. Grounding over 100,000 flights between Europe and North America because of concerns the material could damage jet engines. However, Chief meteorologist how dope Johnson says this eruption is not a threat to air travels. It's minor. There's no ash coming from it. So there's no it traffic considerations that we have to worry about. This southwestern corner of Iceland is the most heavily populated part of the country. Nevertheless, the Department of Emergency Management says it doesn't anticipate evacuations on less levels of volcanic gasses rise significantly.
Eruption of Iceland volcano easing, not affecting flights
"A long dormant volcano in southwestern Iceland has flat tonight sparking the area's first full kind of corruption in needy eight hundred years initial aerial footage showed a relatively small option so far with two streams of lava running in opposite directions in twenty ten and Robson of the different eyes landed volcanoes sent clouds of ash and dust into the atmosphere grounding over one hundred thousand flights between Europe and North America because the consensus Mysterio could damage just tensions however chief meteorologist how dope you Anson says disruption is not a threat to add troubles is minor a there's no ashes come from so there is no if traffic considerations as we have to worry about this south western corner of Iceland is the most heavily populated parts of the country never the less the department of emergency management says it doesn't anticipate evacuations unless levels of volcanic gases rise significantly I'm Karen Thomas
MN leads Midwest, but falls short on electric vehicles
"The purchasing power of the federal government to buy clean zero emission vehicles that are made in source right here in america. That's president joe biden. He wants to electrify the federal fleet to help reduce transportation greenhouse gas emissions but our consumers and states ready to follow. I'm npr chief meteorologist. Paul hutton are here with climate. Cast the american council for an energy efficient economy tracks eib progress their state policy director. Brian howard is here. Hi brian hey all great to be with you today. So this is some pretty big news on the ev front. I president biden's plan and then gm announces its goal to sell only electric vehicles by twenty thirty five. Are we approaching a tipping point here for these. I think so. We've continued to see a steady growth in the av market Even this year despite all the challenge of the covid so you with those activities that are coming from federal government and from a major auto manufacturers. I think we are reaching invasion point about what transportation electric vacations gonna look like in the united states and correct me if i'm wrong but these are only about two percent of the market right now. Why is this such a huge scale of opportunity for vs to reduce these transportation emissions to start with the transportation sector is responsible for about eight percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the united states which is the largest emitter based on kind of the sectors. That are out there So when we're to convert interro combustion engines and move that over to electric vehicles. There's a significant emissions reduction benefit which obviously helps with climate. But then also there's a number of other residual really important benefits as it relates to public health that you get from electrifying transportation. Well in one of those. I assume is jobs right because it's not just the vehicles you need the right infrastructure charging infrastructure. You need the right policies to move these things along which states are leading on this front of the hundred points that we looked at california scored. Ninety one next in line was new york at sixty three point. Sixty three point five which is obviously a pretty deep differentiation between the numbers. And how does minnesota rank minnesota is twelfth based on our evaluation which is a leader in the midwest but certainly is behind the national leaders in the top ten. What is minnesota doing. Well and where is there a need for faster. Progress with vs. So minnesota's done a number of things well Minnesota has done a really good job of articulating. How utilities could invested infrastructure. The state has also taken some initial steps to ratify california's zero emission vehicles regulations which would set that manufacturers need to sell a certain number of electric vehicles from passenger like vehicles in the state of which is being considered. Now you know there are some things that clearly need improvement They have identified that the absence of statewide incentives for electric vehicles is a challenge in something that they need to address. One thing. We should touch on right when we're charging an electric vehicle. It matters where that power came from right absolutely. And so what. Are you seeing with trends of different states. That have More renewable energy than other places when it comes to being able to charge navy with that we are seeing a an overall positive trend in terms of having states move towards outer percent clean energy for their for their grids. There's also a lot of states that are taking that activity very seriously and providing interim goals about how they're going to get to that low carbon future minnesota as an example is considering how to deal with that now in the legislature But other states have already shown us the way. Brian howard state policy director with the american council for an energy efficient economy. Thanks so much for sharing your perspective. Climate cast today. It's great to be here. Thanks so much for the time.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WTVN
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"chief meteorologist" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5
"At McDonald's Pricing participation may very cannot be combined with any other offer a combo meal. New Jersey one a 1.5 instant weather stick a fork in our nor'easter. It is done just flurries left at this point from a storm that produced some impressive snow over New Jersey. Today, it is going to take awhile to completely clean up, so please be patient and extra careful on the roads tonight. Our next weather issue is another blast of Arctic air arriving tonight. We're tumbling into the deep freezer tonight with low temperatures in the teens and wind chills in the single digits. Tomorrow morning. Most of New Jersey will stay at or below the freezing mark all day tomorrow despite bright sunshine, and then our next weather maker rolls in on Tuesday for now that looks to bring light snow to the north and light rain to the South. Chief meteorologist Dan zero. Thanks, Dan. Right now. Here in Trenton. It's 32. East Orange is 36 involves 32 fast traffic and instant whether every 15 minutes on New Jersey one a 1.5. You want one? What I like about you. Yeah, my dear. Come out. I want to hear the truth. That's what I like. About you. You really not am way when you go up down your mom too, man. You coming? I want to hear, but that's what I like about you. That's what I like. That's what Wow. You. You keep me one man here. Let's go. No, you make me feel all right, well, That's what I like about you. That's what I like about you. That's what I like about you. That's what I like about you. That's what my life that's all right. I know about Hey, Hey, hey. Hi New Jersey's biggest hits on New Jersey's biggest station. How's bone in a small town? Damn about two communities. My friends is a small town. Parents live in the same small town Damn smart town. Let's get you a small town Stop Jesus since long time. Used to day dream in that small town. Another formidable man, It gets me left beating it out and smoke. Muscle dollars Small town Maybe down around my man Bob down just like me. Do I get up? Here it is that I got from, you know you love me. Yeah, me myself here in this small down and people that just went out. God never against the big town still hang seed enough to say, Look who's in the big town. My head is bowed down. Oh, that's good enough for me..
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WTVN
"Already wearing them. I don't get it. What's this with? Did you see Wisconsin yesterday? They dropped the mask mandate. It was it was order when went cold. Just stop it all. They did that. Yeah, well, I mean, here's the thing too now and Josh brought of the greatest point we're talking about. He goes home, man. You want to talk about fights and stuff. It's really going to get crazy because there people are going to show up when they don't have to wear one, depending on what state you're in, and the types of things and this is moving forward to the way that this will happen. You go to wherever it is, and then you don't have to wear one. And you go in and they go. We're on the be something posted on the door. You have to wear one still in it. No, I don't have to. Now the and they're going while you're in my store, and you have to wear one man. You want to talk about people fighting. This is going to get crazy just walking out of that place then. I mean, that's what somebody with, you know, just normal. But some people ain't gonna like, no, I don't play that. Like you're don't tread on me. All right? All right, You're a B C six. First morning, weather Chief meteorologist Marshall McPeak joining us and We got a frigid weekend point tonight. Windchills ho boy. I'm not ready, Marshal. I'm not ready. I know it is cold out there now because we already have wind chills in the teens, and those will fall into the single digits overnight. Tonight. Our air temperatures will fall into the teens overnight in Columbus, so it is going to get very cold out there. Some scattered snow showers or showing up on radar kind of just randomly around the metro area. Now, most of it's very light. So it's just some flurries. Not gonna cause a whole lot of Issue, but you'll notice those floating around on Saturday. A high of 26 in the afternoon. Okay, that's a good almost 12 degrees below normal for this time of the year will cloud up by Saturday night, and some snow shows up Saturday night into Sunday morning.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5
"To receive any advertised product. He must become a member of sunset and sure, Brian Seaway. New Jersey one a 1.5 instant weather. There are still some pockets of reduced visibility and slippery spots due to scattered snow and drizzle this afternoon. Some of that drizzle is freezing Drizzle. Certainly making it feel wintry, but not nearly as bad as this time Yesterday, I'm still thinking final flakes from our nor'easter will exit the Garden State by midnight tonight. Now it is going to be cold tonight with a hard freeze in the mid twenties for most in New Jersey, so keep in mind any puddles and meltwater may re freeze overnight. The sun comes out tomorrow. Although I can't rely on a few clouds and maybe a snow shower high temperatures will pop above the freezing mark into the mid to upper thirties and sunshine and lower forties on Thursday, will make for a nice early February day. From the Edison heating and cooling weather. Gascon chief meteorologist Dan Zero Newton 33 Cherry Hill, 34. Elizabeth 35 fast traffic an instant weather every 15 minutes on New Jersey one A 1.5, New Jersey weather brought you my guaranteed service. Only $77 guaranteed service will tune up your furniture boiler and give you a no breakdown guarantee for the entire winter season or your repairs free 1 800 guaranteed or book online guaranteed service calm and you'll be comfy and cozy all winter long guaranteed. New Jersey 101.5. Who's got a story going back your entire time as ah, A licensed driver. Have you ever been broken down in a snowstorm? Stranded in a snowstorm or had a crash in bad winter weather. 1 802 83101.5 doesn't matter how long ago were have recent was, but tell us tell us what went down and you know what else? Also tell us what you carry in your car because they always tell you That you know, in case you hit like a traffic jam and nothing moves. And we've occasionally had these things Where my God, you're out there for seven hours and snow mobiles have to be rescuing people from, you know, stranded on highways. And they say that you're supposed to have a small supply of food. A blanket. You're supposed to have a flashlight. You're supposed to have this. Does anybody really adhere to that? Because man I never do. And I should and I never do I have a shovel now. Yeah, because of the December Snow storm, just in case and tastes have to dig myself out of something through a shovel in my trunk. It takes up most of the trunk, too, Which is kind of a pain in the ass is a regular size shovel Anything. It's a snow shovel s O Now you have that in the back of my car, That's it. And I haven't extra pair of gloves and hats just in case. Yeah. Yeah, but things like that. You know how How well stocked is your car just in case of emergencies like that? 1 802 83101.5, But, yeah, I would love to hear your stories of you know, we hear him. Um, the last three days we were hearing all these thousands of, you know, car's broken down or accidents. Spin out accidents, Okay. Who are you? Um, not just from this storm, but any past storm went of your When have you come into trouble with with winter roads, And you know your car? Well, you you were stuck. You could not move it. What happened to you? 1 802 83101.5. When I was a young driver ahead this He's a junk car. It was a Honda back before hundreds are really good, and it was small and you should just glide on the snow and the ice and I went around. Ah, turn not going fast and just kept going right into a snow bank. And it would be a better story. Except the guy behind me jumped out and we pushed it out. And I went on my way. But otherwise I don't know what I would have done. You wouldn't make it and push it out on your own. Absolutely not. Yeah, I was. I was ensconced in that snow bank. Nice guy. Yeah. How dumb would you feel if nobody helped you and you're just stuck, man, and everybody's just passing you by four days before the triple A to so Yeah, I would have nothing. We have no way to get out of there. Yeah. From Glen Gardner. Let's talk to Andrew. Hey, Andrew. You're in New Jersey One on 1.5. Withdraw, boys. How are you? All right, Andrew, what's going on? So many years ago when I was young and dumb, and it was a big snowboarder had decided to go up to Jay Peak and Vermont.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
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"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WTVN
"On a domestic flight. It's just It's just crazy to try the facility. They're gonna keep throwing that stuff out there and desensitized to it. And then one day it's gonna be where you might be right. That's what it's doing Your ABC six first Morning weather so, Chief meteorologist Marshall McPeak is joining us now. All right, Here comes the breakdown for the Winter Storm Watch. We have For this weekend. And you know what? Please. Everyone pay attention, because will be a test later. And if you see that that's the way my email felt, didn't it? Well, And if you two now I send out this email with with with like the details on the forecast, And there was a bit of a lecture in in that today. Listen, I gotta wake aided store. Marshall, I gotta tell you I did not participate in the propaganda. I want to make sure I I quoted you almost verbatim during yesterday towards I'm not getting to the point where my forecast we're going on for, like 50 seconds. I was well, and that's the problem. Well, it's it's complicated. This is this is a system that's gonna come at us in waves. So let's start and and I'm gonna take a second. Here. Here we go tonight. 18 Colditz Frosty tomorrow. You're fine in the morning 35 in the afternoon. The snow arrives Saturday night. We get 2 to 4 in Columbus on the ground by Sunday morning, so Sunday morning is a mess. The areas northwest of Columbus get more like 4 to 6. Then, during the day on Sunday, this becomes rain, so we melt off a lot of what's already out there, Right. So we're almost starting from scratch again Sunday night when the snow comes back. So then you get another 1 to 3 on the ground by Monday morning. So Monday morning is a mess. And we add another 1 to 2 during the day on Monday, so when on social media, you're seeing these snow totals. It's gonna be a photo of stuff. Okay? First of all, no But second of all, that doesn't account for the melting. That will happen on Sunday. It also doesn't account for the fact that the snowfall totals on some of those maps are because it's a 10 to 1 ratio, which is when it's colder than what we're going to be. This is going to be more like I'm getting technical on you. Sorry 7 to 1, which means that you're not gonna have the air snowfall totals with this, It's still going to be a significant snow event. But we just have to look at this in the perspective of its in phases, and we're gonna deal with this with 2 to 4 by Sunday morning and another 1 to 3 during the overnight Sunday, Marshall, I have to ask you. Where is.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WMAL 630AM
"Blocks the two left things right before the 14th Street Bridge, and it cuts off the on ramp to the GW Parkway. Now from garage Door repaired calm. The W M A L L A B C seven. Storm watch forecast the winter going to stick around as we go into the overnight hours tonight, and it is bitterly cold temperatures themselves down in the mid to low twenties windchills very easily into the teens, some spots into the single digits. Clear skies. Lots of sunshine on your Friday but again another cold One high temperature 34 feeling like the mid twenties. I'm ABC seven. Chief meteorologist, Bill Kelly. From the store. March 7 Weather Center Right now, 36 degrees for 18 Wanna grab Is that and guard her kiss? God kissed one is everything and cards. Your kids donate your car today. One night 77 cars, Kids k a r rest cars for kids. One Nate 77 cars for kids don't need your car two days to learn more better proving and stony. Put a card for kids calm this cards with Hey, pick up Is quick and easy, so also get a vacation doctor and maximum tax deduction on named 77. Cars for kids A rest cars for kids. 1877 cars for kids Donate your car today, also accepting real estate donations. Well, it looks like this Sunday. We're gonna get some snow, Which means your Monday morning is going to consist of shoveling the driveway shoveling the sidewalks shoveling the walk up to the door to your house had on their digging your car out. If it's that much snow or at the very least, brushing the snow off of your car, maybe even scraping the ice off of your windshield and all of your windows. That's before you've even gotten into your car to start it and warm it up before you've gotten to work. Everything in wintertime is more difficult, even just starting your day and getting in the car and going to work when it snows out the on Lee thing in winter time, that is actually easy. Is getting a new roof when you're getting it from new look, home design, Patrick singles and his team there. They bend over backwards to try to make every step of the process easy, and they've succeeded. They make getting a new roof. Easy over in new look home to sign. They provide a special winter installation process. It assures your shingles or sealed and tight and they make sure that your roof is replaced in just a single day. No delays. No carry overs. You don't want that in winter time. God knows over 40,000 homeowners have trusted new look including me. And right now through January, 31st say, 50% of all Roofing materials. Plus qualified applicants can get 0% financing until 2022.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5
"And done. How many jerseys First news 5 14 as we bring in our chief meteorologist, Dan zero. So, Dan, not much happening now. What happens is we go through the day today, Things were going to fire up later on. It's not surprising that we haven't seen very much from this winter storm yet because dry air just has this grip on New Jersey so There just hasn't been much falling from the sky. I think that changes around late this morning. Let's say around 10 o'clock is our turning point. As precipitation moves in, and this time it's gonna be pretty widespread here. To the north of about Mercer and Monmouth counties. We're going to start with at least some wintry mix, if not straight, snow, the farther north you go the colder it's gonna be obviously so road conditions may go downhill is we get into the early afternoon hours a little bit ice there. On down a little bit of snow accumulation south of that point, it's going to be mainly rain, but you might find some snowflakes and sleep pellets in involved there again. It's not a major winter storm, but just have to watch out for those changing weather conditions and changing road conditions as the day goes on. High temperatures today. 30 to 40. Things will start tapering off early this evening. But in North Jersey snow showers will probably continue through tomorrow morning. We might see some fog overnight lows fall into the lower to mid thirties. And then tomorrow partly sunny and relatively pleasant highs mid forties chance of a shower Thursday morning, then turning very cold and windy for the end of the week. New Jersey First news time is now 5 15. Around this date around the clock. This'll is New Jersey's first news. Good.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WHAS 840 AM
"Any More hands on interactive and fun way. Are you interested in teaching and Grafton visit grafton dot org's backslash careers to learn more Mr J. Cardosi. Chief meteorologist Wook. Why, Mr J. Terry, Thanks so very much boy. Some big weather changes on the way the next three or four days. We're on the good side of things right now. A nice warm up across the region on this Wednesday afternoon. Continue mostly sunny. The next couple of hours. Those temperatures in the low fifties outside tonight we're expecting partly cloudy skies as we settle back into the upper thirties. For tomorrow. Now increasingly cloudy skies still breezy a mile close to 50 chances for a few light rain showers in here Thursday night into Friday, But enough cold air works in that will change those rain chances over to some snow showers Friday night. Also into Saturday. Okay outside right now, it's wonderful, mostly sunny and temperatures around 50. It's a brand new year, and Haggerty's furniture is here to help you keep your resolutions. Why not? Listen to your custom playlists in a chair custom made for you Trade your old coffee table for one that doubles as a dining table. Update your sofa for one with building USB ports or try a new mattress. So getting more sleep is a dream. So whether you've resolved to refresh the living room at more color or get organized with a new desk right now, you can save $100 off every 1000 you spent at Haggerty's this summer open up a world of possibilities for your high schooler Georgetown University. Summer High School sessions lets your student experience college level studies while exploring new subjects not offered.
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"chief meteorologist" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"Know, they really get to Tommy. We talk about this. Let's get like Tommy. Let's get. He's one of the most experienced weather forecasters in New England, and now he's right here. Jim Toledo shows chief meteorologist Tom Bevacqua. Not only is Tommy be one of the best meteorologist most experience that you'll ever Here He is also, um Well, let me just tell you this 20 years ago, 20 plus years ago in the newsroom. Didn't turn to the news director. I didn't turn to the producers. If I had a question about grammar pronunciation. I went into the weather station to Tommy B. Is Tommy be knows his his His, uh, linguistics. How's that? Tommy, you have thrown up your arms. And you have surrendered. To those who do not. Properly pronounce that austere body. That chooses our president in the election, and I don't mean the people you've given up, right? Tommy will discuss it and I'm just sick of it. I am sick of these so called Announcers. And on TV who constantly mispronounced various words, and it drives me insane. Really does, And I'm not doing this to joke, but The body that chooses the president. Is the Electoral College electoral Not electoral. Electoral college. And I know this sounds like being picky Hyun. But, Tommy, you have given up. You have been fighting this fight since I knew you. You've been saying it in the newsroom to people like Its electoral guys. It's elected its electoral, not May aural. It's Meryl Meryl. We're having a mayoral debate. But you've given up Yeah, from done. Surprise to you. Am I am now going to learn the language that they speak in Bangladesh. That's what I'm going to concentrate on next. Yeah, By the way, if you and Steve want to continue your sports talk, that's okay with me because I'm eating clams right now. No, You're not. Not at this hour. Yes. Yeah. No, I know you get up very, very early, like us. So I made a clam stew last night and I'm eating them. I might add that very good. They're very good. It's a combination of Manila clams, little necks and count next. Oh, delicious. Yeah, you really you really are a shellfish affecting auto. Yes, you made. I'm trying to think of what it was. It was something it was little next. Lime. And was it Sherrice? This is Ruby You made you made for me once a long time ago. And it was. It was so good. Yeah, You know, there's a pork Portuguese dish. Pork and little next. That's delicious. I usually like When I lived in Fall River I used to Ah, I used to get it frequently, and I think it's a Uh, it's in a Zauri in Portuguese stitch. I don't think it's mainland Portugal. Well, yes, it is. Because every now and then, when I take a weekend trip to Lisbon, I will get that particular dish. It's clams with pork. It Z like the national dish of the Portugal. Very, very good. It is. It is delicious. And and people think Like, what? Pork and little next But you think you're in the Azores here in the island, you raise pork because he can. And then of course you have shellfish. But Ingesting. No, no, We don't need to continue our HL discussion. What we do need to continue is something that a lot of people ask me about yesterday in conversations because typically your segment comes up in conversations. And about you talking about the the predictions for a mild January in terms of temperature, and frankly It has been so far mild, Tommy and you know, Thank God for me is I recover? I had to go toe. Doctor's appointment yesterday had to go out and I was comfortable wasn't worry about freezing, you know, and my in my convalescence on does that trend continue. Yeah. And in fact, looking at the latest charts, temperatures right on Su Sunday and Monday of the upcoming days will continue to average a little bit above normal temperatures in the upper thirties and lower forties by day and then the twenties at night. That's pretty nice. Let me tell you end End. I will also say that this prognosticator thinks that even beyond the 15th of January, temperatures will continue the average a little bit warmer than normal. There was no Arctic intrusion in sight for the Northeast. Wow. How about now? Yeah. Yes, Yesterday you mentioned which this was This really fascinated me. You said the entire country like there's no trough in the West. Bringing down right you know in the jet stream is it's still like that is it just can't about that's got it. That's got the cold air. Well, even in Canada. It's not that cold unless you go way way way up north, But the place is in the United States that will average colder than normal. Frankly, will be the Southeast. It's just the way the jet stream is setting up. No, it's fine. Guess what? Jet stream. We're happy with. You stay. Stay that way. Let's keep sending up the weather balloons, Tommy, and let's just let it stay that way. All right. Well, what I said, Let me just mention this. OK? Uh, there will be three coastal storms beginning this weekend. That will move up the coast but too far out to sea to affect us. However, as you know, a slight shift in the past of those storms could bring snow with Near normal temperatures Saturday. And again Monday night and Tuesday And then again later next week, So that's something that we have to watch so that we're not totally home free. Wait. Hold on a second. Okay. When I eat another clamp. Hold on God. Up enjoying that was delicious. Yep. Let's go ahead. I'm done. I'm done Now. These three are these. These are coastal storms, not Not nor'easters, or are they North? Yes. No, they would be nor'easters. Should they shift west right now. That is not likely, but it is a possibility. Who's Who's telling you that the European.
"chief meteorologist" Discussed on WTVN
"Warning. Chief meteorologist Marshall My Peak on your severe weather station news radio 6 10 w tvn. He's here. No broadcasting from the underground command post deep in the bowels of a hidden bunker somewhere under the brick in steel of a nondescript building. We have once again made contact with our leader, find love, then.
A record year for wind turbine shipments through Duluth
"Record year for wind. Turbine shipments in duluth. I'm npr chief. Meteorologist paul kutner with climate cavs. Here's a story about climate change solutions and economic prosperity. Twenty twenty was a record year. for winter. shipments through duluth harbor ships carried more than half a million tons of wind blades and towers into the harbor this year that means jobs for port workers in duluth for truckers who drive the giant blades across minnesota and for wind energy technicians building the giant swirling turbans on the prairie pater mavis is the western regional policy manager for the clean grid alliance. Hi peter welcome to climate cast. Paul what are the big wind. Power projects underway now. And what's coming in the next few years so The last couple of years have been very good for development. Economics is the driver here and utilities. Want the stuff commercial industrial customers. Want this stuff. And saint received very robust construction in north dakota south dakota minnesota in iowa currently there's about thirty seven hundred megawatts of projects under construction in these four states. And that's you know you're you're looking at over a thousand turbans just to fulfill that full of projects talked to us about jobs. What are the trend. Lines for employment in clean energy in the upper midwest. Well as we see more projects come online. There's a lot more for operation and maintenance. Jobs is actually somewhat of a deficit. And it's very difficult to find people affiliates positions and so a lot of universities other tech schools in the companies are doing things they can to try and get more people into this field and these are good well paying middle class jobs and i think the most important piece in that all set for rural jobs. And it's oftentimes. It's very difficult to find jobs in the rural parts of our state since so. This is an excellent addition to the row community. I know there are now some days where minnesota has enough generating capacity from win to produce a hundred percent of electricity from wind and solar. What are the trends like there. Well if you look at the region as a whole Minnesota and the upper midwest as part of the independent system operator which fifteen state organization that manages the ball transmission system and it creates efficiencies. So that you can move power across the entire central part of Country and you know because of the wind resources. So good in. North dakota south dakota iowa we could use just a ton of wind and move that you know states and to other states in the region that don't have as much visibility of when peter. What's the state of battery storage technology for wind and solar. How quickly as that technology advancing on its advancing quite rapidly. Great river energy just announced as part of their portfolio changed very large battery storage system in minnesota. There's gonna be some time before we can really scale up battery storage. In addition to the price point that can make it attractive for utilities. How fast has clean energy progressed in minnesota in the upper midwest. And what's the future. Look like well. If you think about a decade ago wind energy was just really kind of getting off the ground and states. Were starting to take initiatives to move that direction if you look now. I mean state of iowa. Forty percent of all their generation comes from win minnesota's at about nineteen percent self dakota's at twenty four four percent. North dakota generates about twenty seven percent. So we've seen very robust growth. We expect that to continue.
There Were 30 Hurricanes And Tropical Storms That Hit The Atlantic In 2020
"Twenty hurricane season goes off the charts. I'm npr chief. Meteorologist paul here. with climate. the two thousand twenty atlantic hurricane season broke several records. And it's not just the record. Thirty named storms or twelve. Us landfalls the way storms behaved. That's got climate change experts talking a record. Ten storms rapidly intensified this season hurricane ada flared from tropical depression two major category four hurricane in just thirty six hours hurricane expert jeff. Master's tracks hurricane transfer yale climate connections. Hi jeff welcome to climate cast. Hi paul what stands out to you. The most from this record atlantic hurricane season you know it was the late season activity. We had two major hurricanes november. Ada and i oughta both reached category four hurricane status. In fact i was a five. The latest category five we've ever seen in the atlantic the fact that we're able to have in november a time when the hurricane seasons normally over catastrophic hurricanes that really speaks to the unusual level of activity that the twenty twenty atlantic hurricane season had put the overall season into context for us. How does this layout compared to previous atlantic hurricane seasons. This was more than double regular season so it was like. We're seeing twenty twenty and twenty twenty one altogether in one year jeff as we watch these hurricanes rapidly intensify so quickly. Now i'm wondering what are the measurable links to climate change there. In his ernie way to quantify the climate change component to this rapid intensification. There was a paper published last year that looked at rapid intensification during the period One thousand nine hundred eighty two two thousand nine and they used a climate model to study that and they found that using the climate model could not account for the rapid intensification without using human caused climate change and that makes a lot of sense because he does energy and when you've got a lot more heat energy available to a hurricane you're gonna see more rapid intensification. You mentioned the november storms. We saw those back to back. Category four and five hurricanes hit. How can that level of human and economic destruction be a driver of climate migration the main gdp driver for the hunters economy which is the patriots hula valley with about two million people that generates sixty percent of their gdp and they basically had their economic activity destroyed their so without any economy. And with a lot of your crops by the hurricane people don't have anywhere to go. Nothing they can do to generate an income and defeat themselves so we saw the back in nineteen ninety eight. When mitch hit we had hundreds of thousands of hondurans leave and seek future elsewhere. We seem like we're in this era of climate change enhanced super hurricanes and seasons. How do these impact those of us. Who don't live on the coast. I made way all pay higher insurance rates to fund the people who do live on the coast who are subject to these flooding events. In fact the national flood insurance program is more than twenty billion dollars in debt. Thanks to all the storms. We've seen in recent years and you know here in michigan where i live.
The art of science communication
"Communication and art within science i'm npr. Chief meteorologist paul here with climate cats. It's a challenge to explain a complex science in a way. That's relevant to people's lives. That's why one of the world's biggest science organizations. The american geophysical union gives the climate communications prize as a top award every year. This year's winner is jennifer francis with the would well climate research center in massachusetts. She was nominated by minnesota climate scientists. John abraham with the university of saint thomas jennifer welcome to climate cast. Hi there thanks for having me jennifer. What does this award mean to you in the context of the importance of climate communication. Well it's of course. A huge huge honored to be recognized by my peers. My colleagues and i'm especially proud of the american physical union for creating this prize in the first place. Because i think the public really really wants to hear about the science now especially in these days of covert and climate change and all kinds of changes that are happening in the society to hear directly from the scientists themselves so i think it is even more important for us scientists to be able to explain the work that we're doing and that the public is paying for when you think about your fellow communicators. What skills do excellent climate communicators share. I think the best science communicators are able to take a very complicated but interesting topic and boil it down not dumb it down but boil it down so that they're talking to an audience and that audience is gonna come away with the most important information that whatever that science is saying And i think good communicators also are exciting. The people are want to hear them. And some of the best ones i think are able to impart that excitement to the audience about our audience. What communication tips do you have that. Maybe could help our listeners as they talk about climate change right so the listeners. I think are are really interested. Now we're finally getting traction with the public and with decision makers particularly when it comes to climate change and so my hope is that those listeners will will pay attention and maybe do some reading on their own and maybe cross reference and also. I think it's really important for the listeners. When they hear something that doesn't seem to make much sense to dig down a little bit and see where that information is coming from. Jennifer one of your areas of expertise is the arctic. And we've seen some dramatic sea ice and temperature shifts in the arctic this year. What specific trends are you watching in the arctic. And why are they important to all of us well. The arctic is changing just so fast and this year was an exclamation point on the trends that we've been watching as you say. The sea ice reached almost a new record this year. We're watching the arctic unfold in ways. We didn't expect to happen so quickly. There are many reasons why it matters to everyone for one thing. The rapid warming in the arctic is accelerating the melt of the greenland ice sheet which is raising sea levels. It's accelerating the faa of permafrost which is releasing more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and it's also disrupting weather patterns all down around the northern hemisphere so it affects all of us in many different ways woodward climate research center senior scientists jennifer francis. Thanks so much for your perspective on climate. Cast today my pleasure anytime.
Climate change puts hundreds of Superfund sites at risk
"Hundreds of toxic superfund sites are vulnerable to extreme weather. I'M NPR chief meteorologist Paul Kutner here with climate cast. Hurricane, Harvey Dump Forty five to sixty inches of rain on the Houston area in two thousand seventeen the extreme floodwaters inundated more than one hundred and fifty thousand homes. They also breached toxic superfund site washing deadly chemicals down. In concentrations more than two thousand times. The EPA required cleanup level according to inside climate news. Just. How many of these superfund sites are risk and exposed to these extreme weather events? Frank Coal Ash is the climate director at the Minnesota Pollution? Control Agency. Frank Welcome to climate cast. Hi, Paul Thank you for having me on today the Government Accountability Office reported last year that nine hundred, forty, five superfund sites across the US are vulnerable to hurricanes flooding, sea level rise increased precipitation or wildfires. I see fourteen of those are in Minnesota. What is it about the location of these toxic sites that makes them does too extreme weather events. What we know with a changing climate in Minnesota is that we are seeing heavier rainfall which presents a risk for flooding at some of these sites and the impacts to both surface waters near the sites and potentially groundwater near these sites which we are. Managing and controlling for the toxic chemicals that have been found there. So it's really within Minnesota and the way that our climate is changing is looking at how that precipitation regime is changing, and we've seen that in the mid West here in Nebraska in twenty eighteen, there was a superfund site there that was impacted by the massive flooding. It didn't leach any toxins, but I'm wondering has Minnesota seen any close calls like that? I'm not aware of any close calls that we've seen regarding specific flooding events in Minnesota but certainly, that risk exists anytime that we are seeing a changing climate like we have in that, we're trying to manage sites that have these toxic chemicals on them from past pollution events that we're trying to maintain keep people protected from especially our most vulnerable populations, and we know that one of the biggest climate changes were observing recording in Minnesota are these mega rainfall events these six to eight plus in Sch- rainfall events how is that being incorporated into your? Planning for these sites yes, and that is the kind of work that we're just really getting started with looking at our ability to understand what's going to happen with a rainfall like that and and is the water going to go and where are we at risk for a significant floods? How will that rainfall interact with any of the protective coverings or protections that have been built around the superfund sites and how that may impact the contaminants as they they are moving on the site, and hopefully we're able to keep them from moving away from her saying. Frank superfund sites were talking about clean up. After the fact, I'm curious how climate change can be taken into account before potentially hazardous developments break ground. Yes, and that is an area that we're particularly looking at right now we are providing funding to cities to be able to do climate resiliency and adaptation plans to be able to identify how the rainfall and precipitation flooding events are going to impact not just contamination contaminated sites but the infrastructure that we rely upon many people are concerned about potential pollution from mining projects in northern. MINNESOTA, in sensitive areas like the boundary waters, how can we be sure future extreme rainfall events won't breach containment of those proposed sites. We we continue to look at the best science and the best research about how we can we predict what these large rainfall events are going to look like, and then build that into the planning processes our permitting processes, frank coal, ash climate director for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Thanks so much. Thank you.
Climate change is affecting flower pigments
"Our flowers reacting to climate change. I'm NPR chief meteorologist. Paul. Hutler here with climate cast. A new study in the journal current biology finds flower pigments are reacting to temperature and ozone changes. What does that mean for our flower colors, Clemson? University. Biology Professor Matthew. Kaczynski is an author of this study. Hi Matthew. Welcome to climate cast hype. All I want to get into the details but I what's your sort of elevator speech headline on climate change and flower colors. Yes. So flowers while one of their functions is to dry in pollinators. Another is actually protect the pollen in the abuse that hold the reproductive structures of the plant. And Pigments can protect Holland inaugurals from abiotic damage like from temperature or UV radiation. So climate change has the strong potential in we showed that it did contribute to changes in flower pigmentation. So for a non biologists like me, how would you explain the physical process increased pigmentation can lead to more absorption of solar radiation in any structure in so win a flower absorbs more light. It has the potential to increase in temperature. and. We found that flowers that have their pollen tucked within the pedals day actually declined in pigmentation when they experienced larger increases in temperature, and that could be a thermal regulatory response where flowers are actually decreasing pigmentation to reduce the chances that they're going to increase in temperature baked their pollen in species that have their pollen exposed to ambient light like a buttercup those when the pedals are open, you can see all of the panthers in those are the structures in the flower that hold the pollen So increasing UV pigmentation in the flowers might protect that pollen from ambient UV, light and so. Some species increased some species decline in pigmentation in some showed no change at all. How were you able to observe that in is a something we could see as visible to our is humans are Tri chromatic that means we see blue green and red, and that's our three photo receptors. Many insect pollinators are also try chromatic, but they see you the blue and green, and so what we measured is these UV absorbing pigments using ultraviolet photography if pollinators see these plans differently, how are these pigment changes impacting them? I've done some studies basically smearing sunscreens over the flowers so they become completely uv absorbing. That often reduces pollinator visitation. In, that might be because the UV reflection on pedals might help the flowers to kind of pop against a green vegetative background. So if it's declining, that could have potentially negative impacts for plant reproduction. So a lot of people like to plant flowers that attract pollinators, what does this mean for the average gardner who might be thinking about flowers for next year as a rule of thumb? It appears that more yellow flowered, plant, sleigh, comment asters, daisies those often are pretty UV reflective. In in terms of some of the common crop species that have UV, reflection on them, canola or ravenous, which is a mustard that is one that has these UV reflective traits on the flowers and then come in sunflower dozen while. Clemson University Biology Professor Matthew Kaczynski. It's a great conversation. Thanks so much for sharing on climate cast today. Thanks for having me.