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In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.

Aerosols May Be Masking Trend in Stronger Hurricanes

The increase in hurricane intensity expected as Earth warms may have been masked by the cooling effect of aerosols to date.

Searing Kuwait Temp Could Rank Among World’s Hottest

The temperature of 129.2°F recorded in Kuwait is an example of those that are likely to become more common.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

The Shum Show: Pressure Cooking

June 2016 brings us to 14 months in a row of record-breaking heat for the globe, but that’s not all that’s popping this week in the weathe…

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

More than 100 million people could be affected by the combined impact of El Niño and La Niña.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Seven Climate Records Set So Far in 2016

From soaring temperatures to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records.

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

Dead Trees Adding to California Firefighters’ Battle

California's overworked firefighters are being forced to take on another task — clearing dead trees.

The Shum Show: Wacky Weather

There's wacky weather and climate news all around this week on the Shum Show.

Everything You Need to Know About Wildfires in One Map

Wildfire season is about to kick off in earnest. Here's how you can track it, one fire at a time.

May Marks One More Record Hot Month for the World

May was the fifth record warm month this year, upping the odds that 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

Melting Arctic Could Supercharge Climate Feedback Loop

Carbon dioxide could play a significant role in the climate impacts of thawing permafrost.

The Shum Show: Hottest Summer on Record?

We’re gearing up for a hot summer in the U.S. and around the world.

Wildfires Disrupt Oil Sands, Exposing Climate Risk

Wildfires have forced a drastic cut to oil sands production in Canada, exposing a growing climate risk.

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Summer Temperature Trends Summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.

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