Eric Holthaus

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

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Sept. 4 2014 5:53 PMHey, Where Are All the Hurricanes?
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Sept. 3 2014 1:00 PMCalifornia’s New Groundwater Legislation Is Unfair. The Governor Should Sign It Anyway.
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Aug. 27 2014 5:23 PMHuge Pacific Hurricane Bringing “Gnarly” Swell to Southern California
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Aug. 25 2014 9:28 PMOne Malfunctioning App Took Down the National Weather Service’s Forecasting Website
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Aug. 21 2014 5:38 PMA Dangerous Heat Wave Is Heading for Ferguson—Which Has No Cooling Centers
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Aug. 20 2014 12:39 PMIt’s Time for Climate Change “Alarmists” to Embrace the Name
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Aug. 14 2014 2:56 PMThis Is the New Worst-Case Scenario for Ice Loss in Antarctica
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Aug. 12 2014 6:43 PMBottled Water Is Evil—but Not Because of the Water
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Aug. 8 2014 3:07 PMI Just Saw Tornado Flick Into the Storm and It Sucked (Get It?)
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Aug. 7 2014 12:54 PMThe National Weather Service Should Be Replaced by Gawker
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Aug. 5 2014 5:41 PMGorgeous Photos Show Pyrocumulus Clouds and Fighter Jets Over Oregon Wildfires
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Aug. 4 2014 4:54 PMTwin Tropical Systems to Douse Hawaii This Week
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Aug. 1 2014 12:39 PMFolks in the Caribbean Should Be Hoping for a Hurricane
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July 30 2014 5:28 PMIt's Flash Flood Season in Colorado, and We May Not Even Know When They Start
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July 28 2014 5:39 PMReliable Fire Forecasting Could Help Stop Dangerous Western Blazes
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Sept. 3 2014 4:43 PMNew Study Links Polar Vortex to Climate Change
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Aug. 29 2014 11:46 AMToday’s Most Impressive and Dangerous Volcanic Eruption Wasn’t in Iceland
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Aug. 27 2014 1:43 PMNo, Out-of-Control Groundwater Pumping in California Won’t Cause the “Big One”
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Aug. 23 2014 4:13 PMIceland Volcano Eruption May Be Imminent
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Aug. 21 2014 10:03 AMThe Facebook Weather Feed You Should Never “Share Immediately”
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Aug. 19 2014 11:42 AMAn Icelandic Volcano May Be About to Explode. How Bad Could It Be?
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Aug. 13 2014 1:35 PMLong Island Got as Much Rain This Week as It Usually Does All Summer
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Aug. 12 2014 3:13 PMRecord Cold East + Record Warm West = Average Weather for United States?
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Aug. 7 2014 6:25 PMA Rookie Takes Us Inside the Hurricane Hunters’ Hurricane-Hunting Aircraft
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Aug. 6 2014 5:44 PMWhat to Expect From Hawaii's First Hurricane Landfall in 22 Years
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Aug. 4 2014 7:05 PMCalifornia’s a Hot (Weather) Mess Right Now
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Aug. 1 2014 2:39 PMHuge Waves in the Arctic Demonstrate Ice Loss—and Aggravate It
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July 31 2014 1:52 PMHorrid California Drought Gets Worse
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July 29 2014 3:28 PMTornadoes in New England: Not as Rare as You'd Think
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July 25 2014 8:45 AMLake Mead Before and After the Epic DroughtA new study shows the Colorado River basin is losing water at a “shocking” rate.

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