Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 8, 2013 The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think snowmageddon is snowtacular.
Jan 30, 2013 Be it too hot or too cold, someone's business somewhere will be adversely affected.
Nov 7, 2012 Passengers can buy flight insurance to cover canceled trips. But when planes can't fly, airlines have no such protection.
Oct 29, 2012 Weather derivatives allow companies to hedge against catastrophic losses.
Oct 29, 2012 Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
Oct 28, 2012 Ahead of Hurricane Sandy's landfall on the East Coast Sunday, New York residents and businesses made preparations, stocked up on supplies, and stopped to grab a pint along the way.
Oct 25, 2012 Ski resorts are opening today in some parts of California after an early storm dumped several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Today's open at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe is the earliest open in 51 years.
Aug 28, 2012 You don't have to turn on the television to find a weatherman. As businesses need to know more about weather and climate, more meteorology graduates go to work for the private sector.
Aug 24, 2012 Forecasting bad weather events in space can save big money down here on earth.
Jul 6, 2012 Three days of extreme heat in Chicago in 1995 caused over 700 deaths. New York University professor Eric Klinenberg talks about what we've learned from that catastrophe.