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Why don't TV meteorologists believe in climate change?

— posted on May 11, 2012 03:01 PM

In recent years, the world's scientists have begun to show that climate change is altering the magnitude and frequency of severe weather, and polls say a majority of Americans now link droughts, floods and other extremes to global warming.

'Hold on to your hamburgers'

— posted on May 11, 2012 02:31 PM

"Welcome to Salina ... the heart of Tornado Alley. We experience a lot of extreme weather here," said Koch, the director of Saline County Emergency Management.

Politics Aside, Climate Science Faces Real Uncertainties

— posted on May 09, 2012 09:34 AM

Those standing on the two main sides of the climate debate are easy for most Americans to recognize. There is the majority of researchers who actually study the climate and see abundant evidence that the earth is warming, driven largely by the human burning of fossil fuels. And there is a vocal minority of doubters, many of whom draw on critiques of the science promoted by industry-financed campaigns.

Probing Question: What is the jet stream?

— posted on May 15, 2012 09:21 PM

If you've seen the movie Finding Nemo, you probably recall the depiction of the "EAC," a fast-moving ocean current that the film's surfer-dude sea turtles ride with flair.

Penn State Meteorology alumnus, Ken Reeves, passes away

— posted on Mar 27, 2012 12:24 PM

The Department of Meteorology is saddened by the news that Ken Reeves was involved in a home accident that took his life on Sunday, March 25, 2012. Ken was a respected alumnus and great ambassador for Penn State Meteorology and he will be sorely missed.

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