Eric Holthaus
Eric Holthaus

Eric Holthaus is a meteorologist who writes about weather and climate for Slate’s Future Tense. Follow him on Twitter.

Science
July 9 2015 7:50 PMBug-Out ScenariosHow do climate scientists cope with existential dread?
The Slatest
July 3 2015 3:43 AMStudy: Fireworks Can Be Bad for Your Health—and We’re Not Talking About Burns
The Slatest
June 30 2015 4:12 PMAlaska’s Current Off-the-Charts Wildfire Situation, in One Map
Future Tense
June 29 2015 6:24 PMBad News: Supreme Court Blocked Power Plant Rules. Good News: The Era of Coal Is Over.
The Slatest
June 23 2015 10:43 PMThis Week’s Geomagnetic Super Storm Was the Best in a Decade
The Slatest
June 22 2015 12:48 PMBe Thankful, California. At Least You’re Not Puerto Rico.
The Slatest
June 16 2015 1:24 PM“Ring of Fire” Brings Tropical Flood Risk from Houston to New York City
The Slatest
June 12 2015 5:30 PMNew Report Finds the Best Way to Make Industry Care About Climate Change: Money
Future Tense
June 12 2015 8:35 AMThe Weather Channel Confronts Republicans on Climate Change
The Slatest
June 8 2015 12:55 PMWorld’s Richest Countries Decide to Take It Slow on Climate Change
Moneybox
June 4 2015 7:15 PMJust Plane WrongGlobal aviation is the fastest-growing cause of climate change. And the EPA might let it off the hook.
Moneybox
June 2 2015 3:39 PMHow to Get Rich from El Niño
Behind the Scenes
June 1 2015 12:28 PMSlate Gets ResultsWe Googled ourselves. It wasn’t the first time. It won’t be the last. 
The Slatest
May 27 2015 2:12 PMWhy India’s Heat Wave Is So Deadly
Future Tense
May 22 2015 10:10 AMHoneybees at a CrossroadsDrought, pesticides, diseases—it’s not a good time to be a bee.
The Slatest
July 7 2015 6:42 PMSurge of Typhoons Will Give Record-Setting El Niño a Big Boost
The Slatest
July 1 2015 5:48 PMFrench Toast: Temperatures Surge as Historic Heat Wave Hits Western Europe
Moneybox
June 30 2015 5:45 AMStop Buying in BulkIt ends up wasting food and money. Shop more frequently instead.
Science
June 25 2015 5:01 PMGo and Pollute No MoreHow the pope’s climate-change message is playing in pews.
Future Tense
June 22 2015 10:12 PMNorthern Lights Surge as Huge Solar Storm Reaches Earth
Future Tense
June 18 2015 11:29 AMPope Francis: “Every Person Living on This Planet” Should Act on Climate
Future Tense
June 15 2015 6:40 PMPope on Climate Change: We’re on a Path “to Not Only Destroy Creation but Humanity as Well”
Future Tense
June 12 2015 5:17 PMThe Pope’s Climate Encyclical Now Has an Epic Hollywood Trailer
The Slatest
June 8 2015 5:13 PMOnce-in-a-Lifetime Photograph Shows Twin Tornadoes Over Colorado
Science
June 5 2015 5:30 PMA Hiatus on “Hiatus”How global warming cranks influence legitimate science.
Future Tense
June 3 2015 11:36 AMObama Flew Beloved Documentarian David Attenborough to D.C. for a 30-Minute Meeting
Moneybox
June 1 2015 6:00 PMHot DamHydroelectricity is getting less reliable due to global warming. And the world is doubling down on it.
The Slatest
May 29 2015 2:56 PMThe Worst Case Scenario Has Come True: California’s Snowpack Is Now Zero Percent of Normal
The Slatest
May 26 2015 3:21 PMHouston Got an Inch of Rain in Just Five Minutes Last Night. What Is Going on in Texas?
The Slatest
May 21 2015 12:42 PMIt’s Gotten This Bad: California Moves to Restrict Farmers’ Oldest Water Rights

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