HealthCast: Pollution Can (and Does) Kill

“The world doesn’t care enough about pollution. We think of pollution as an environmental issue. We do not think of pollution as a health issue.” -Karti Sandilya, Senior Advisor, Pure Earth A staggering 9 million premature deaths in 2015 can be...
La Niña coming to a winter near you

La Niña coming to a winter near you

(YouTube – casanever85) NO, Chris Farley! It’s not El Niño time. The ENSO (El Niño-Southern Oscillation) is pointing to the other one this season… La Niña… and that means much of the northern United States is in for a cooler winter this...
D.J.’s PraeDigits: Wet And Warm October 2017

D.J.’s PraeDigits: Wet And Warm October 2017

Follow Meteorologist D.J. Kayser on Twitter (@dkayserwx) or on Facebook (Meteorologist D.J. Kayser). Over a dozen locations – mainly in the eastern United States – saw their warmest October on record during October 2017. Meanwhile, many areas of the eastern U.S. also...

Cassini is Gone But Not Forgotten

The Cassini–Huygens mission, commonly called Cassini, came to an official and rather destructive end on September 15th, 2017 when it flew right into the planet’s atmosphere.  The nearly 20-year long mission (WHOA!) was a collaboration between NASA, the European...