Nancy Selover, State Climatologist, Doesn't Really Expect 100-Degree Winters in Phoenix, Despite Republic Article
Image: ASU Nancy Selover, state climatologist, says she doesn't think climate change means Valley residents will suffer 100-degree temperatures in January.
We had a temporary, though intense, urge to flee the state after reading Michael Clancy's climate-change apocalypse story in today's Arizona Republic.
Clancy's story describes how climate change could turn Arizona from the paradise it is today into a scorched, polluted, economically challenged wasteland that swelters in winter as well as summer.
Fortunately for us and others who would prefer to stay here, one of the experts Clancy quotes has backed off from the idea that it's likely the Valley will see routine 100-degree temperatures in future Januaries.More »