Heidi Cullen        

Chief Climatologist for Climate Central

Dr. Heidi Cullen serves as Chief Climatologist for Climate Central a non-profit science journalism organization headquartered in Princeton, NJ. She is a Visiting Lecturer at Princeton University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Cullen is the author of The Weather of the Future published by Harper Collins. Before joining Climate Central, where she reports on climate and energy issues, Dr. Cullen served as The Weather Channels first on-air climate expert and helped create Forecast Earth, a weekly television series focused on issues related to climate change and the environment. Prior to that Dr. Cullen worked as a research scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO. She received the NOAA Climate & Global Change Fellowship and spent two years at Columbia Universitys International Research Institute for Climate and Society working to apply long-range climate forecasts to the water resources sector in Brazil and Paraguay. She is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society and the Society of Environmental Journalists. Dr. Cullen also serves as a member of the NOAA Science Advisory Board. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University and went on to receive a Ph.D. in climatology and ocean-atmosphere dynamics at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.

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What Weather Is the Fault of Climate Change? - The New York Times

By HEIDI CULLEN MARCH 11, 2016 .... Heidi Cullen is chief scientist at Climate Central, a climate research and communications organization, and the author of ...

NOAA: Global warming increased odds for Louisiana downpour

... said Climate Central chief scientist Heidi Cullen. The team uses methods that National Academies of Sciences says are fair and accurate to determine if global  ...

Links Between Climate Change and Extreme Weather

"The days of saying no single weather event can be linked to climate change are over," says Heidi Cullen, chief scientist at Climate Central, a nonprofit news ...

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