A Meteorologist Runs for Congress

April 19, 2022

I’m finishing a new Yale Climate Connections video profiling the challenges that TV meteorologists face in educating their viewers, and sometimes their station managers, on climate change.

They all have unique stories and pathways – but one of the most unique is Eric Sorenson, who, after 22 years of broadcasting in Northwestern Illinois, will be running for an open congressional seat. He explains why, here.

2 Responses to “A Meteorologist Runs for Congress”


  1. The world can use a few scientists in congress. Maybe they can bring some sense into politics.

    • rhymeswithgoalie Says:

      Scientist scientists, not the MDs or DDSs or engineers that too many people mistakenly think of as scientists. I mean people who have participated in the fact-based analysis and shredding of “correct-sounding” ideas, and who actually understand the proper application of statistics.


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