For the second year in a row, California saw its warmest winter on record, as did other Western states.
Two maps illustrate why the spring arrival of El Niño will not bring relief for the West's drought woes.
A weak El Nino has finally emerged a year after its first signs of forming, but weather impacts will be muted.
Climate change turned up the heat on California's drought, heat that could be a fixture by the 2030s.
Climate change upped the odds of drought in Syria that directly preceded civil unrest and the rise of ISIS.
As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.
Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?
New satellite data shows how Sahara dust in the wind makes it to the Amazon, ensuring its survival.
While cold reigns in the East, the West is unseasonably warm and suffering a serious lack of snow.
Dry weather dominated the West while snowy weather has rocked the Northeast. What gives?
Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.
Climate change could make 'unprecedented' drought almost a given in the western U.S. by 2100.
Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.
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.