As hurricanes continue to batter the coasts of the Gulf of Mexico and the Eastern seaboard of the U.S. and the approaching winter season just around the corner, the topic of what the weather will do next will be on the majority of people’s minds. From the latest on current weather patterns to examinations of global warming, here are some of the best weather podcasts to listen to.
WeatherBrains: Hosted by self-proclaimed weather geeks James Spann, Kevin Selle, Nate Johnson, Brian Peters, Bill Murray, Aubrey Urbanowicz and Rick Smith, the WeatherBrains podcast covers major hurricanes, storms and astronomy. The podcast also features guests from around the weather industry. Recent episodes include, “Kevin is Half Dressed!” “Unshaven in my Gym Shorts” and “Ode to a Saltine Cracker.” Find it: http://weatherbrains.com/.
The Climate Minute: The Climate Minute focuses on current news on global warming, climate change, renewable energy and the prospects for progress on international negotiations, carbon taxes and clean energy policy. Recent episodes include, “Dreaming of a better world,” “Who’s ready for a Harvey?” and “A Climate Assisted Catastrophe.” Find it: https://massclimateaction.podbean.com/.
The Weather Junkies: Hosted by Tyler Jankoski and Dakota Smith, The Weather Junkies podcasts features the different perspectives of the hosts discussing anything weather related. Jankoski is a broadcast meteorologist who communicates the daily forecast, while Smith is an atmospheric science graduate student studying the carbon cycle. Recent episodes include, “Inside Thor Guard,” “In The Elements” and “What MLB Gets Wrong When It Comes to Weather.” Find it: http://www.theweatherjunkies.com/.
Weather: Storm Front Freaks: Using a team of amateur and professional storm enthusiasts, the Storm From Freaks podcasts features discussions with hosts and guests from various backgrounds in the weather industry. The group format also features storm spotters, storm chasers and meteorologists. Recent episodes include, “Warren Madden — Booty Bay Hunters,” “Basehunters Chasing — Adult Meteorology” and “Gary Englund — I’ve Got the Bigger Doppler!” Find it: http://www.stormfrontfreaks.com/.