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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.

Is The World’s Main Climate Goal Misguided?

Two scientists say the world needs new climate goals. The proposal is not being well received.

Climate Change’s Role in Indian Pilgrim Deaths

Scientists found tenuous links between climate change and floods that killed more than 5,000 Indians last summer.

Hints of Climate Change in California’s Drought

Monday's studies hinted at climate change's role in California's drought, but stopped short of blaming it.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Climate Fueled Some of 2013’s Most Extreme Events

Heat waves can clearly be linked to climate change, a new report finds, while rain events are murkier.

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

5 reports reach similar conclusions regarding climate change and year of brutal heat waves in Australia.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

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Nationwide: August Days over 90 Degrees Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit