Author Archives: Anne Jefferson

#365climateimpacts: Snow, ice, flooding, and football (February 1-15)

In January, I launched the #365climateimpacts project, in which I’ll spend a year tweeting stories of the many ways climate change is impacting people, ecosystems, and the earth; ideas for how to communicate about climate change more effectively; and analyses … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science, environment, hydrology, ice and glaciers

Oroville Dam: Water and Weather, Engineering and Erosion at the Nation’s Tallest Dam

California is having a very wet winter, with multiple atmospheric rivers dumping feet of precipitation in the mountains. Oroville Dam on the Feather River, is the nation’s tallest dam, is facing serious engineering challenges. This Storify has some of the best links to a rapidly evolving situation. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geohazards, hydrology

A year of climate impacts, one day at a time (#365climateimpacts)

Our changing climate is already affecting lives in a multitude of ways, and the impacts of climate change will only increase as the world continues to heat up. But because climate operates in the background, it’s easy to ignore the … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science, environment, hydrology, society

The costs of Trump’s environmental and scientific policies will be felt everywhere

We are six days into the Trump administration in the United States of America and we are seeing clear signs that the Trump intends to keep his campaign promises to roll back environmental protection and federal scientific efforts (among a … Continue reading

Categories: antiscience, by Anne, society

Anne’s top papers of 2016 + 3 she co-wrote

Yesterday, I posted an epic analysis of my scientific reading habits in 2016, but I didn’t tell you about the papers I read last year that made my heart sing. And I didn’t take much time to brag about my … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, climate science, hydrology, paper reviews, publication