A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.
After deluging rains in December, January has been dry for California and drought has re-intensified.
To see what mountain forest fires of the Southwest will look like in the future, look back at 2011.
The U.S. has experienced 18 years of above-average temperatures according to new data from NOAA.
Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.
California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.
Recent rain has made a small dent in California's drought, but it's going to take much more to erase it.
Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.
A major storm is dropping buckets of rain on California, but it won't end their epic drought.
A new NOAA study shows that natural variability could be the cause of the devastating California drought.
Europe is now 10 times more likely to have a catastrophic heat wave than it was just a decade ago, study says.
From warming rates to robotic floats, stay current on climate with the top news of the week.
The unusual heat in California was a key driver of the unprecedented impacts of its latest drought.
A much-need storm is set to drop rain and snow on drought-plagued California late this weekend.
A federal task force was formed last year to provide adaptation ideas. On Monday, it delivered 100.
Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.
For the third month in a row, global temperatures were in record high territory according to NASA.
Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.
The start to the rainy season provided a little drought reprieve for California but full recovery is unlikely.
El Nino: After 8 months, it's still not here, and there's a better chance that it may not form at all.