Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts a Day Early

By Chris Mooney | May 31, 2008 2:27 pm

It doesn’t look like much, and probably won’t amount to much either. Nevertheless, the National Hurricane Center just renamed the remains of East Pacific Tropical Storm Alma–after crossing over Central America, this storm is in the Atlantic and should be called Arthur. I’m not even going to post a picture, because the cloud blob is now back over land again. But still, so it begins….

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Chris is a science and political journalist and commentator and the author of three books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science--dubbed "a landmark in contemporary political reporting" by Salon.com and a "well-researched, closely argued and amply referenced indictment of the right wing's assault on science and scientists" by Scientific American--Storm World, and Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future, co-authored by Sheril Kirshenbaum. They also write "The Intersection" blog together for Discover blogs. For a longer bio and contact information, see here.

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