Weird and Wacky Weather: is El NiƱo to blame?

By SOFIA OLIVO, age 11, CANDACE RUSSELL, age 11, GISSELLE MARIN, age 13, Introduction by KEREN ABRAMSON, age 10 Illustrations by IVETTE SALOM Warm surface water in the Pacific Ocean changes the air pressure and leads to unusually wet and dry weather conditions across...

Stronger Storms in a Warming World

By HARLEM RENAISSANCE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY Hurricane Sandy caused power outages across New York City in October 2012. PHOTO: Augie Ray/Flickr Hurricane Sandy was a massive super storm that unleashed high winds and large-scale flooding in New York and New Jersey in...