Viral Tweet Misrepresents NOAA Report on Rising Global Temperature
Jan. 27, 2023
Written by Saranac Hale Spencer

The warming trend in global temperature continued in 2022, which was the sixth-warmest year on record, according to a recent report from the NOAA. But a viral tweet — using just a small segment of a NOAA graph — wrongly claimed the agency had announced a “global cooling” trend. Professor of geosciences Gabriel Vecchi explains fluctuations in the climate graph.

Modeling Earth’s future: Princeton researchers project a planet affected by climate change
Dec. 13, 2022
Written by High Meadows Environmental Institute

The work of climate modelers informs public policy and influences strategies for mitigating risks and adapting to change.

Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future
Nov. 22, 2022

Gabriel Vecchi speaks in the "Eye Towards the Sky" AMS lecture series on November 18th in Boston.

Misleading claims downplay climate change’s effect on hurricanes
Oct. 6, 2022
Written by Philip Marcelo, AP News

CLAIM: Climate change isn’t real because hurricanes in Florida and across the U.S. haven’t increased in frequency, intensity or landfall in more than a century.


CBS News: Climate change making hurricanes more intense
Sept. 30, 2022
Written by CBS News

As climate change progresses, reports show it makes hurricanes more destructive and intense. Gabriel Vecchi, a geoscience professor, director of The High Meadows Environmental Institute and deputy director of the Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System at Princeton University, joins "CBS News Mornings" to…

Newsy Evening Debrief: How climate change fuels monster storms
Sept. 29, 2022
Written by Newsy

It took less than 3 hours for Hurricane Ian to strengthen from a Category 3 to a Category 4 and was almost a Cat 5 when it made landfall and scientists are warning storms are going to become more frequent and more intense in the years to come. The question is why? Professor of geosciences…

How climate change is making storms such as Hurricane Ian stronger
Sept. 29, 2022
Written by NPR Morning Edition

Hurricane Ian and Typhoon Noru strengthened quickly before landfall. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Princeton University professor Gabriel Vecchi about climate-fueled intensification. (4-Minute Listen)

Rapidly intensifying hurricanes hitting US on the rise
Sept. 26, 2022
Written by AccuWeather's Climate Central

AccuWeather's Climate Central speak with Princeton climate scientist Prof. Gabe Vecchi, and other climate experts, about warmer oceans that led to more tropical systems that rapidly intensify and cause more damage along America's coastline.

World Weather Attribution Study: Climate change made UK heat wave hotter, more likely
July 29, 2022
Written by World Weather Attribution (WWA )

In addition to spurring people to cut greenhouse gas emissions, study co-author Gabe Vecchi, said, "this heat wave and heat waves like it should be a reminder that we have to adapt to a warmer world. We are not living in our parents’ world anymore.”

140 million Americans brace for scorching temperatures above 90
July 20, 2022
Written by NBC Today Show

“We should stop thinking about global warming as something in the distant future.” HMEI Director Gabriel Vecchi talks to the Today Show about the “scorching reality” of the heatwave unfurling over the US.