Weather is an inescapable part of our daily lives, from the nuances of air
travel to the breadth of human history. Our past, present, and future is
intimately rooted is weather and climate.
Weather, water, and climate. How we feel, how productive we are, even our sheer
existence, depends on these three things. The United States economic activity
varies annually by 1.7% due to weather—that is more than $500 billion dollars
each year! Weather applications on mobile devices are the second most popular
'apps' – more popular than social networking, maps, music,and news.
In Treading on Thin Air, Dr. Elizabeth Austin, a world-renowned atmospheric
physicist, reveals how the