Adam Sobel's recent media appearances

Before Hurricane Sandy, I had done a very small number of popular media appearances. Now, I have done quite a few more. Here is an incomplete list. These are mostly about Sandy; some of the more recent ones are about Haiyan.


Fox 5 TV, "Hurricane Sandy: A 'Perfect Storm'?", Oct. 25, 2012.
MetroFocus, Channel 13 "NJTV/MetroFocus Special Report: Coping with Catastrophe", Oct. 30, 2012. Live interview, relatively in-depth, for TV.
ABC 20/20"The Perfect Storm", Oct. 30, 2012. I appear very briefly.
The Weather Channel, "Sandy - Anatomy of a Superstorm", Nov. 4, 2012. Hour-long special, not available online (link is just to TWC web page). I appear briefly.
Brian Lehrer TV, "Political Winds", Nov. 7, 2012.
NBC Nightly News, "Weather whiplash hits the US", Nov. 12, 2012.
PBS NOVA, "Inside the Megastorm", hour-long documentary, first aired Nov. 18, 2012.
WABC TV, "Eyewitness to Extreme Weather", half-hour special, aired Dec. 1, 2012. The video is in multiple parts, I'm in part 2.
Sinovision, (Chinese language) Dec. 13, 2012. I appear a couple times starting around 3:25.
CNN, "The Coming Storms", Jan. 6, 2013.
New York 1, "Panel discusses science of potential future Sandy-like storms", Mar. 6, 2013.
CNN, "What we didn't learn from Sandy." Oct. 28, 2013.
Al Jazeera, "As sea levels rise, how can coastal communities survive natural disaster?" Nov. 11, 2013. (about Haiyan).
CNN International, Nov. 12, 2013 (about Haiyan).
ABC News (the Australian one), online extra to "Foreign Correspondent", article here, Nov. 25, 2013.


Brian Lehrer Show "On the Horizon", WNYC, Oct. 26, 2012.
Brian Lehrer Show "Special Coverage: Hurricane Sandy", WNYC, Oct. 29, 2012. Long show (more than 2 hours), I appear starting around 26 minutes in.
Brian Lehrer Show "After the Storm", WNYC, Oct. 30, 2012. Another long show (more than 2 hours), I appear starting around 29 minutes in.
Forum with Michael Krasny "Hurricane Sandy Update", KQED, Oct. 30, 2012.
All Things Considered "High-Def Storm Models Yielded Accurate Predictions", WNYC, Oct. 31, 2012. I appear briefly.
Leonard Lopate Show "Please Explain: Predicting the Weather", WNYC, Nov. 2, 2012.
1010 WINS, Interview with John Montone, Nov. 15, 2012.
WNYC News, "Predicting when the next Sandy will hit", Jan. 2, 2013. I'm not in this one at all, but my colleague Tim Hall is, talking about a paper on which I'm his co-author.
Brian Lehrer Show, "Blizzard 'Nemo' Update", Feb. 8, 2013.
StarTalk, radio show with Neil DeGrasse Tyson. "Storms of Our Century", Part 1, Part 2. Recorded Feb. 7, 2013, posted online June 30 and July 7, 2013.
WNYC, "Life after Sandy: One year later." Oct. 26, 2013. (I'm around 52 mins. in.)
SRF (Swiss Radio), Oct. 31, 2013. In German.
Voice of America, "Super storm may be harbinger of worse to come", Nov. 8, 2013.
Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden, CJAD Montreal (on global warming and the cold snap of early January 2014), Jan. 11, 2014. (I'm around 18:30 mins in.)


Slate "We'd all be safe and dry right now if not for the Fujiwhara effect", Oct. 29, 2012. By Will Oremus.
Slate "Is climate change turning New York into a Hurricane hotspot?", Oct. 30, 2012. By Will Oremus.
Climate Central "How Fujiwhara effect will toss hurricane Sandy into U.S.", Oct. 27, 2012. By Adam Sobel.
Climate Central "How hurricane Sandy can become a 'Frankenstorm'", Oct. 26, 2012. By Adam Sobel.
The New York World "Predicting what's next for Sandy", Oct. 29, 2012. By Allison Maier.
State of the Planet, blog from the Columbia Earth Institute, "We don't know all about Hurricanes - but we know enough to act". Nov. 19, 2012. By Adam Sobel.
The Wall Street Journal, "Sandy aside, weather puts 2012 in record books", Dec. 19, 2012. By Eric Holthaus.
Climate Central, "Risks of Sandy-like surge events rising", Jan. 24, 2013. By Andrew Freedman. (I'm not quoted, but the story is about a paper by Tim Hall and me.)
Livescience, "Hurricane Sandy was 1-in-700-year event", Jul. 12, 2013. By Elizabeth Howell. (I'm not quoted, but the story is about a paper by Tim Hall and me. The title is slightly misleading as we only estimated the track of Sandy to be a 700-year event.)
Associated Press, "Superstorm Sandy's 'freaky' path less likely with global warming", Sep. 2, 2013.
Earth, "A hurricane by any other name: How Sandy changed the way we issue storm warnings." Sep. 13, 2013. By Naomi Lubick.
CNN, "What we didn't learn from Superstorm Sandy." Oct. 26, 2013. by Adam Sobel.
CNN, "How deadly storms claim a bigger toll." Nov. 10, 2013. by Adam Sobel.
Los Angeles Times, "Monitoring a climate epidemic.". Nov. 15, 2013. By Adam Sobel and Naomi Oreskes.
The National (United Arab Emirates), "Hope in Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan." Dec. 19, 2013. By Shoba Narayan.
CNN, "Record cold doesn't disprove global warming." Jan. 7, 2014. by Adam Sobel.