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How the Earth’s tilt creates short, cold January days

Deanna Hence, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Above the equator, winter officially begins in December. But in many areas,...

Power outages across the Plains: 4 questions answered about weather-driven blackouts

Michael E. Webber, University of Texas at Austin Editor’s note: Amid record cold temperatures and skyrocketing energy demand, utilities...

Will going out in the cold give you a cold?

Libby Richards, Purdue University Many of us have heard: “Don’t go outside without a coat; you’ll catch a cold.” That’s not exactly true. As with many...

Do I have to wear a jacket when it’s cold outside?

Carolyn Kaloostian, University of Southern California Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

If it’s below 40 degrees in South Florida, the forecast calls...

Frank Mazzotti, University of Florida As temperatures were dipping this week, the National Weather Service issued freeze warnings for much of Florida and Georgia, adding...

What makes natural gas bottlenecks happen during extreme cold snaps

Sarah Ryan, Iowa State University When temperatures in Minneapolis fell to 27 below zero during the January 2019 polar vortex, the Xcel Energy utility urged...

Climate change is shrinking winter snowpack, which harms Northeast forests year-round

Andrew Reinmann, CUNY Graduate Center and Pamela Templer, Boston University Climate change often conjures up images of heat, drought and hurricanes. But according to the...

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