Note: This is a guest post by Gloria Dickie, one of two master's students who joined me in Tromsø, Norway to attend the Arctic Frontiers conference last week.
As I'm writing this post, it's 11:30 p.m. on the U.S. East Coast and heavy snow has been falling from New York City all the way north to New Hampshire.
http://youtu.be/HR73yyvTsoU New York and Boston are in the crosshairs of a blockbuster blizzard forecast for Monday night and Tuesday.
Pic of the Day After a little over a week in Tromsø, Norway, I'm back home. And it's my birthday. So I celebrated with a run on the backroads near my home town of Niwot, Colorado.
Pic of the Day Today, the Sun poked up above the horizon in the Arctic city of Tromsø, Norway for the first time since late November.
In 2010, representatives of 193 governments agreed to limit global warming to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
Pic of the Day After being absent since October, the sun will return to Tromsø, Norway on Wednesday, Jan.
If I had to come up with one word to describe the gestalt of my first winter visit to Tromsø, Norway, it would be “paradox.” I’m now here for my third winter trip, to attend the Arctic Frontiers conference, where the theme is “climate and energy.” I suspect the same word will apply — but this time for a different reason.
With rain coming down on Saturday, Pope Francis offered solace to 150,000 people in Tacloban — the Philippine city devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
It really is official now: 2014 was the warmest year in a record stretching back to 1880. The news came in an unusual joint press conference by both NASA and NOAA.
Pic of the Day Yesterday, just as a second blast from a powerful "weatherbomb" was about to hit Ireland, I was high above in a Lufthansa 747-400, on my way to Frankfurt, Germany.
Pic of the Day The sun emitted it's biggest solar flare of the year so far, and NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft was there to capture all of the action.
Yesterday, I got the sad news that Alberto Behar, a scientist with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, had died in a plane crash in Pasadena, Calif.
Pic(s) of the Day Today was — in a word — frosty. I don't mean simply cold, because here along the Front Range of Colorado it wasn't all that bad today.
Pic of the Day Here along the base of Colorado's Front Range, we've been experiencing a kind of schizophrenic freeze-thaw cycle recently.
Sorry, but I just couldn't help the reference in the headline to California Dreamin' by the Mamas & the Papas.
Pic of the Day I spent most of the day in meetings yesterday, so I did not have an opportunity to go out and shoot a Pic of the Day photo.
Pic of the Day If you've been following the daily Pic of the Day feature here at ImaGeo, you've probably seen that I've been posting conventional photographs, mostly of natural subjects.
The second warmest December on record boosted 2014 to the 34th warmest year in the contiguous United States, according to a report released today by the U.S.
Last month, conditions in the tropical Pacific were looking increasingly El Niñoish. But right now, a better term for what's happening might be "El Limbo." The odds of a full-blown El Niño occurring are now just 50 to 60 percent, down from 65 percent last month, according to the monthly report from the U.S.