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January warm spells, March freezes: How plants manage the shift from...

Richard B. Primack, Boston University Weather patterns across the U.S. have felt like a roller coaster ride for the...

The Texas blackouts showed how climate extremes threaten energy systems across...

Roshanak (Roshi) Nateghi, Purdue University Pundits and politicians have been quick to point fingers over the debacle in Texas...

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...

What exactly is the polar vortex?

Zachary Lawrence, University of Colorado Boulder and Amy Butler, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration At the start of February...

To make less-harmful road salts, we’re studying natural antifreezes produced by...

Monika Bleszynski, University of Denver Many people associate a fresh snowfall with pleasures like hot chocolate and winter sports. But for city dwellers, it can...

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...

Spring is arriving earlier across the US, and that’s not always...

Theresa Crimmins, University of Arizona Across much of the United States, a warming climate has advanced the arrival of spring. This year is no exception....

Winter is coming: 5 essential reads about snow and ice

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation As cold weather settles in across North America, some communities have already started up their snowplows, while others keep watchful eyes...

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Adrienne Rose Bitar, Cornell University Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight. But if you study the actual content...