CSU In The News Archive

What is rapid intensification?

Outlet: USA Today

August 28, 2023

USA Today: “Rapid intensification occurs when a tropical storm or hurricane encounters an extremely conducive environment,” Colorado State University hurricane researcher Phil Klotzbach said last year.

More Dog Owners Are Questioning Vaccines Like Rabies After Covid

Outlet: Bloomberg

August 28, 2023

Bloomberg: “What this demonstrates is that Covid fundamentally changed how Americans look at vaccines,” said Motta, who co-authored the paper alongside his sister, Gabrielle Motta, a veterinarian in Pennsylvania, and political scientist Dominik Stecula at Colorado State University.

The other ‘Niño’ that fuels the most destructive hurricanes

Outlet: BBC

August 27, 2023

BBC: Most forecasts in March-April predicted a near or below average hurricane season, since the dampening effect of El Niño’s wind shear was expected to be significant, says Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University.

Hurricane Franklin Gains Strength, Takes Aim at Bermuda

Outlet: U.S. News & World Report

August 27, 2023

U.S. News & World Report: This year’s Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, is expected to have 18 named tropical storms, nine of which become hurricanes, four of them major, according to forecasters from Colorado …