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Drought-Fueled Wildfires Burn 7 Million Acres in U.S.

More than 7 million acres of land have burned in the U.S. so far in 2015.

The Climate Change ‘Bully’ in California’s Drought

A new study pegs climate change as a bully that's come for California's water.

El Niño Could Rank Among Strongest on Record

This year's El Niño looks to rank among the strongest on record, with potential U.S. weather impacts.

Heat Continues to Roast West, Fueling Drought, Blazes

Record heat continues across much of the West, helping to deepen drought and fuel wildfires.

All of 2015’s Rain for the U.S. in 14 Seconds

NASA satellites have sent back a detailed view of rain and snow across the U.S. so far this year.

Missing: One Year’s Worth of California Rain

California's rain deficit during its record-setting drought is about one year's worth of normal rain.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

How This El Niño Is And Isn’t Like 1997

While the current El Nino could rival that of 1997, that doesn't mean the U.S. impacts will be the same.

Record Warmth Continues to Bake U.S. West

The temperatures for June are in and five Western states saw their warmest June ever.

Soaring Temps in Pacific Northwest Shattered Records

An intense heat wave shattered temperature records in the Pacific Northwest, exacerbating the drought.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

El Niño Forecast Brings Calif. Hope for Drought Relief

El Niño is showing signs of strengthening, raising hopes of a wet winter in drought-stricken California.

Heidi Cullen Joins Weather Channel Climate 25 Project

The Weather Channel has named Climate Central's Heidi Cullen one of the top voices on climate.

Rainy May Sets Record for Soggy U.S.

Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous U.S.

Texas’s Warmer Future: Drought and Heavy Rains?

Texas and Oklahoma could see both more heavy downpours and drought in a warmer future.

Climate Change Poses a Brewing Problem for Tea

Climate change could affect the quantity and quality of your morning cup of tea sooner than you think.

Burning Coal Is Hot; Its Warming Is Far Hotter

Global warming from burning fossil fuels can be felt within just a few months says new study.

Drought Takes $2.7 Billion Toll on California Agriculture

Preliminary estimates on how much the four-year drought will cost California's economy are out.

Vietnam’s Coffee Crops Suffer Rising Temps and Drought

Climate change is blamed for the severe drought hitting the world’s second-biggest coffee exporter.

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Hurricane Round-up 2010 November 30th marked the official end of the 2010 hurricane season, here are some pictures from this year's storms.

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