Robert Henson

UCAR Writer/Editor

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Area of expertise
climate change, severe weather, the history of television weather forecasting, and the communication of global warming issues

Science writer Henson is the author of The Rough Guide to Weather, The Rough Guide to Climate Change, and Weather on the Air: A History of Broadcast Meteorology. He has given numerous talks and interviews about various aspects of climate change, including the potential impacts of a warming climate on regional and global weather patterns. A meteorologist, Henson is an expert on severe weather, including tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricanes. He has also analyzed how TV weathercasters cover major storms and report on climate change.