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Sandy Motivates NY to Explore Microgrids

Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research

Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.

Australia Blasted by Record Heat — Again

As the mercury keeps rising in Australia, weather records keep falling. Climate change is playing a role.

Cold Winters in Europe, Asia Linked to Sea Ice Decline

Arctic sea ice decline has doubled the chances of an extreme cold winter over Europe and Asia.

6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

Picture This: Wavy Clouds & A Gnarly Nor’easter

A rare type of cloud and the sediment stirred up by Hurricane Gonzalo are among this week's highlights.

El Niño Brings Floods, Risks — and Opportunities

El Niño ups the odds of flooding in some spots, but that information could provide opportunities.

6 Degrees: Security Risks, Tornadoes and Earthquakes

A new climate report from the Pentagon, tornado trends, earthquakes and more in this week's top climate news.

Picture This: Seasonal Rainbows & A Monster Hurricane

Hurricane Gonzalo was an imposing site in images, while the sun cast a shadow across a cold front.

Tornado Days Decreasing, but Number Per Day Rising

Tornadoes are seeming to cluster together so that there are fewer days with tornadoes, but more tornadoes on the days that do have them.…

Winter Unlikely to See Repeat of Frigid Polar Vortex

The bouts of polar vortex incursions that happened last winter are unlikely this year, NOAA says.

What’s Behind Recent Flurry of Hurricane Activity?

A flurry of hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin is linked to a phenomenon called the MJO.

Calif. Heads for Warmest Year As Drought Hangs On

Despite a wet September out West, drought is still a major concern as heat continues to bake the region.

Warming Endangers a Crucial Yellowstone Tree

Climate change is a major driver in the precipitous decline of a key Yellowstone tree species.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

Picture This: Monster Typhoon and Miami’s King Tides

A Blood Moon, King Tides and a monstrous looking typhoon in the Pacific made for amazing images.

2014 Extreme Weather: Looking for Climate Ties

Some of the extreme weather events from 2014 in which climate change could have played a role.

Drought Dries Up California Hydropower

Normally, 20 percent of California’s power comes from hydroelectric sources. But not anymore.

Picture This: Fall Snow and Bizarre Clouds Over NYC

Snows fell on fall leaves in Colorado, while torrential rains fell and flooded parts of southern France.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

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CO2 Hits Climate Milestone April was the first month in human history with average CO2 levels above 400 ppm.

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