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Winter Forecast Offers Little Hope for Texas Drought Relief

Winter Forecast Offers Little Hope for Texas Drought Relief

The latest outlooks show this winter may dump heavy snow on the northern Rockies again, and leave Texas high and dry. Read More

Extreme Measures: The Push to Make Climate Research Relevant

Extreme Measures: The Push to Make Climate Research Relevant

Now, Stott and other researchers are melding weather forecasting skills with pioneering computer models to attribute — or link — individual weather events to climate change. … Read More

Nation’s Smallest State Thinks Big When it Comes to Offshore Wind Farms

Nation’s Smallest State Thinks Big When it Comes to Offshore Wind Farms

Rhode Island may be the leader, but a few other states, including Massachusetts and Oregon, have undertaken similar ocean zoning efforts, though they have yet to earn NOAA˜s approval.… Read More

The Next 500 Years of Sea Level Rise

Most projections about sea-level rise stop at the year 2100. But sea levels will keep rising after that point.… Read More

Evidence Builds that Scientists Underplay Climate Impacts

Evidence Builds that Scientists Underplay Climate Impacts

Far from being "alarmist," predictions from climate scientists in many cases are proving to be more conservative than observed climate-related impacts. Read More

Global Warming May Worsen Effects of El Niño, La Niña Events

Global Warming May Worsen Effects of El Niño, La Niña Events

A study in the Journal of Climate suggests that the natural climate cycles known as El Niño and La Niña won't get worse. But their effects will.… Read More

As Sea Level Rises, Everglades Become More Vital to South Florida’s Survival

As Sea Level Rises, Everglades Become More Vital to South Florida’s Survival

Five million people get their fresh water from a huge natural underground reservoir called the Biscayne Aquifer, which has been under assault.… Read More

As the Climate Warms, Magnolias Move North

As the Climate Warms, Magnolias Move North

Lots of other tree species appear to be headed north as well, including American basswood, yellow birch, black ash, big tooth aspen, and sugar maple.… Read More