Nicole Mortillaro

Science and Weather Reporter

Nicole Mortillaro is a senior web coordinator covering weather, science and the environment for Global News.

Nicole has worked as an editor and writer for more than 10 years. She is the author of seven books including Sun and Storms: Canadian Summer Weather and Saturn: Exploring the Mystery of the Ringed Planet. She is a trained CANWARN severe weather spotter as well as a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

September 23, 2015 4:50 pm

Why do leaves change colour in the fall?

The air is getting crisper, the daylight hours are dwindling, and the birds are beginning their southerly trips to warmer climes. Though all these signs may herald cooler weather and visions of shoulder-high snow drifts, it also means weeks of dazzling colour. Continue reading 

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