Tiffany Means


A headshot of writer, Tiffany Means


Weather, Climate, Environment, Science


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.

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Means joined Treehugger in 2021, but she isn't exactly new to the Dotdash family — she was an 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.

Selected Publications:

Treehugger and Dotdash

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