Steve Tracton
Capital Weather Gang

Latest by Steve Tracton

This week’s king tides provide a glimpse into our high-water future

This week’s king tides provide a glimpse into our high-water future

These particularly high tides are not only an incredible nuisance for coastal communities, but also exemplify the unavoidable challenges we face in coming decades.

Not waiting to act until it’s too late: the foreign policy and climate change imperative

Not waiting to act until it’s too late: the foreign policy and climate change imperative

Henry Kissinger’s model of statecraft had nothing to do with climate change, but viewed from within that framework, hits the mark on how to move ahead.

Robin invasion: Red-breasted birds no longer a harbinger of spring

Robin invasion: Red-breasted birds no longer a harbinger of spring

I was extremely surprised to have a flock of red-breasted singing robins appear outside my condo in Southwest D.C. this week.

Change in jet stream may portend another winter of extreme storms

Change in jet stream may portend another winter of extreme storms

The configuration of the jet stream has changed since the turn of the century, and may be linked to an apparent increase in extreme, high impact winter weather events.