Dr. Daniel Swain is a climate scientist with UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy. His research focuses on weather and climate extremes on a warming Earth. Daniel also authors theWeather West blog, and can be found on Twitter@Weather_West.
Climate expert Daniel Swain explains how a convergence of climate change, urban sprawl, and extreme weather fueled the costliest wildfire in state history
The much-hyped weather phenomenon is upon us, but whether or not it will quench the drought in the West and bring much-desired snowpack is complicated
An overview of the weather and climate patterns contributing to the dry conditions