How to Write About Extreme Weather

This article is aimed at journalists, but it should be useful to many of us who write for blogs, websites, and other informational outlets. See: Covering extreme weather: What to avoid and how to get it right.

When extreme weather occurs, questions of whether and how climate change contributed to the event loom large. According to Rick Weiss, director of SciLine and past science reporter for the Washington Post, it’s a fraught area, and reporters can easily veer from what the research says.

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