Why has there been so much snow in the U.S. if the overall climate is warming?

Envision a world with a warming climate. What does it look like? Warmer weather all-year-round? Less snow during the winter? Maybe no winter at all? More snow during the winter months probably isn’t the first thing that would come to mind while picturing a warmer climate; however, record-breaking snowstorms have been one of the many … More Why has there been so much snow in the U.S. if the overall climate is warming?

Flooding in Madison: The New Norm?

Madison is on track to have the wettest year in recorded history. Even if we don’t get any more rain for the rest of the year, it would still be the sixth wettest year on record. According to a report released on September 5th by Dane County Emergency Management, flood damages in the county had already reached over $154 million. How has climate change played a role in this excessive rainfall, and what can you do to help? … More Flooding in Madison: The New Norm?

Sally Ride

Nearly everyone dreams of being an astronaut at some point, but for the first 20 years of NASA’s existence, the U.S. only sent men into space. Dr. Sally Ride broke that tradition when she flew on the Challenger space shuttle in 1983. Ride learned about the job opportunity of a lifetime as she was finishing … More Sally Ride