A proposed league match between Ecuadorean teams in Miami has become a proxy in a fight between Relevent and a U.S. Soccer partner, Soccer United Marketing.
Roger Pielke Jr."Relevent and SUM are the two biggest promoters of soccer games in America, and Relevent is accusing U.S. Soccer — by blocking its game but not any organized by SUM — of putting its thumb on the scale in favor of a partner"
Historically we have defined humans as binary “male” or “female”, based on what we knew then about genes and anatomy. This was a clear and useful way of categorising sports participation. But 21st-century medical and social sciences have since...
Roger Pielke Jr.What the Caster Semenya v IAAF ruling means for women in sport
This study investigates the presence of trends in annual maximum daily streamflow data from the Global Runoff Data Centre database, which holds record…
Roger Pielke Jr."more stations w/ significant ⬇ trends than significant ⬆ trends across all the datasets analysed, indicating that limited evidence exists for the hypothesis that flood hazard is increasing when averaged across the data-covered regions of the globe"
Will a warming climate affect river floods? The prevailing sentiment is yes, but a consistent signal in flood magnitudes has not been found. Blöschl et al. analyzed the timing of river floods in Europe over the past 50 years and found clear patterns...
Roger Pielke Jr."A warming climate is expected to have an impact on the magnitude and timing of river floods; however, no consistent large-scale climate change signal in observed flood magnitudes has been identified so far."
Improving our understanding of the relationship between changes in precipitation and flooding due to rising temperature is a new grand challenge for the scientific community, argue the authors of a recent commentary.
Roger Pielke Jr.If Precipitation Extremes Are Increasing, Why Aren’t Floods?
Sole CU president finalist Mark Kennedy likely would come to Colorado politically wounded and resultingly ineffective. The CU system is far too important to our state to take this risk. It's time to start over on the search for a new CU president.
Roger Pielke Jr.My thoughts on the University of Colorado president search @dailycamera ⤵️
Roger Pielke Jr.: CU Regents should start over on president search