While Nielsen-Gammon is by all accounts a solid researcher and a prolific speaker, he rarely discusses climate change’s broader risks.
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Today, the city of Wichita Falls officially announced unprecedented State 4 drought restrictions, banning almost all outdoor watering, ratcheting up surcharges for overconsumption and prohibiting golf courses from watering with city water, among other rules.
At a conference in Austin, panelists agreed that Central Texas must start planning for the effects of climate change before it’s too late.
The global scientific authority on climate change released its fifth global assessment this month, finding that human-induced warming of the planet is “unequivocal” and […]
The Observer sits down with State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon to take stock of the drought and discuss the challenges of communicating climate science.
The oceans are rising at an accelerating rate primarily because of climate change.
I talk with Kate Galbraith, who covered energy and environment for the Texas Tribune from 2010 to till just a few weeks ago when she left for the (literally) greener pastures of California.
Like the sound of a golden-cheeked warbler (ter-wih-zeee-e-e-e, chy), something rare was heard today at the Capitol: the science of climate change. Or more specifically, the intersection of global warming and drought.
In 2010, in his anti-government screed Fed Up!, Rick Perry speculated that the planet was “experiencing a cooling trend.” It was a ridiculous, nihilistically […]
The drought that began in late 2010 (or did it begin in 2009, or 2005, or 2003 with some wet periods in between?) is intensifying again.