March 15, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
The weather of Washington's future: Is climate change turning our weather more extreme?
Speaker: Jason Samenow, Washington Post
How is climate change affecting Washington's weather? Is it warming up and how are rain and snow changing? What do the latest climate change simulations project for the region? Capital Weather Gang’s Jason Samenow will walk you through the data and discuss the implications for the future.
Total Duration: 50 minutes
Target Audience: Older students and adults
Jason Samenow is currently the Washington Post's weather editor and chief meteorologist for the Capital Weather Gang. He also produces forecasts for WAMU, 88.5, Washington's NPR affiliate.
Jason Samenow has loved weather since he was a child. At the University of Virginia, he earned a degree in environmental science, focusing in atmospheric science. He went on to earn a master's degree in atmospheric science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2000.
From 2000 to September 2010, he worked as a climate change analyst for the federal government, monitoring, analyzing and communicating the science of climate change. He founded CapitalWeather.com in early 2004, the first professional weather blog on the Internet, which became part of The Post in 2008.Samenow is a past chairman of the D.C. Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and earned the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.
Doors open: 7 p.m. Show begins: 7:30 p.m.
Our capacity is 58 seats. We set aside 20 seats to accommodate those who arrive without a reservation, so if the show is sold out you can still try to attend by arriving close to 7 p.m. However, although we will do whatever we can to seat all comers, there is no guarantee of admission without a reservation.