University of North Carolina at Asheville,
Johns Hopkins University
Tiffany Means is a meteorologist-turned-science-writer who has been writing articles about weather and climate since 2012. Her work has been featured in publications including Yale Climate Connections, Live Science, and The Farmers' Almanac.
Means has experienced such weather greats as the 1993 Storm of the Century. She is also a budding nature photographer and has an insatiable interest in Disney Parks history and nostalgia.
Means joined Treehugger in 2021, but she isn't exactly new to the Dotdash family — she was an About.com and ThoughtCo. contributor from 2012 to 2017.
Before fully transitioning to a career in science writing, Means worked for CNN and NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. In 2018, she helped edit and publish the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Means is a member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Association of Science Writers.
Means holds a Bachelor of Science in atmospheric science (with a weather forecasting concentration) from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. After discovering a passion for science communication, she transitioned into science journalism and is currently earning a Masters of Arts in science writing from Johns Hopkins University.
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