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Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.

Climate Work Highlighted on World Meteorological Day

A new WMO report emphasizes the record warmth of 2014 and the need to connect climate and weather.

Amazon Trees Removed Almost a Third Less Carbon

Carbon absorbed by the rainforest is falling, so greater cuts to emissions are needed, warn scientists.

Include Climate Change in Disaster Planning, FEMA Says

States that fail to consider climate change in emergency planning won't qualify for some FEMA grants.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

Experimental Forecast Projects Tornado Season

An experimental forecast based on the El Nino-La Nina cycle suggests a normal U.S. tornado season.

Drought-Stricken West Gives Rise to Old World Cows

Desert-friendly cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.

‘Twin’ Cyclones Could Jolt Weak El Nino

Two cyclones spinning on opposite sides of the equator could juice the weak El Nino in place.

Summer Heat Waves May be Linked to Arctic Warming

Intense summer heat waves like the one that hit Russia in 2010 could be linked to rising Arctic temperatures

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Artificial Glaciers in India Help Drought-Hit Villages

Engineers built artificial glaciers to help Ladakh villagers in the Indian Himalayas adapt to climate change.

Europe Warned Pollution Will Lead To Premature Deaths

EU environment watchdog blames governments for failing to act on air pollution warnings.

Once Again, A Record-Hot Winter for California

For the second year in a row, California saw its warmest winter on record, as did other Western states.

Maps Show El Niño Won’t Help the West’s Water Woes

Two maps illustrate why the spring arrival of El Niño will not bring relief for the West's drought woes.

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.

Global Warming Upped Heat Driving California’s Drought

Climate change turned up the heat on California's drought, heat that could be a fixture by the 2030s.

Climate Change a ‘Contributing Factor’ in Syrian Conflict

Climate change upped the odds of drought in Syria that directly preceded civil unrest and the rise of ISIS.

Climate Adaptation Experts Help Prepare for Disaster

As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.

Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

NASA Satellites Show Rain In Detail Like Never Before

NASA released new precipitation data that could revolutionize climate and weather forecasting.

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Longer Frost-Free Seasons Since 1970, much of the U.S. has seen the frost-free season get longer.

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