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What Do Americans Really Think About Climate Change?

New polling reveals Americans' low climate literacy, meanwhile the U.N. IPCC announces a series of reforms, and tiny Hurricane Paula hits Cuba…

What Role Might Climate Change Have Played in the Recent East Coast Deluge?

Heavy rains shattered records at the end of September, and climate research shows such extreme precipitation events are becoming more common.…

Hurricane Scorecard

The 2010 hurricane season to date, as compared with an average season to date, and the NOAA outlook for the entire hurricane season.

True to Forecast, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks into High Gear

CLIMATE CENTRAL - The Atlantic Hurricane season is running above average in the number of storms, but the US has been spared a direct hit so f…

Climate in Context: Can Wildfires Worsen Climate Change? Hermine Soaks Texas, Igor Lurks in Atlantic

A new study says that massive clouds of smoke from forest fires can vault pollutants into the stratosphere; Atlantic hurricane season stays ac…

Record Warm Ocean Waters Aiding Atlantic Hurricanes This Season

Hurricane Earl was the third strongest hurricane ever observed so far north in the Atlantic, a milestone clearly related to unusually warm oce…

Warmest Summer on Record for DC and New York

It's official: Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y. both sweated through their warmest summers on record this year.

A Tale of Two Coasts

Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.

Climate in Context: West Antarctic Melting, Flying Over Hurricane Earl

New clues emerge about Antarctica's role in sea level rise; NASA investigates Hurricane Earl.

Climate in Context: Review Panel Calls for IPCC Fixes; Hurricane Earl Strengthens

Review finds IPCC's climate science reports are sound, but calls for numerous changes to the organization; Hurricane Earl strengthens, is pois…

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five y…

Communities and Climate Adaptation in a Post-Katrina World: Are We Prepared?

Of all the lessons and reminders that have followed Hurricane Katrina, the need for better natural disaster preparation is the most obvious.…

Climate in Context: August 24, 2010

La Nina to stick around a while; study finds no clear link between climate change and disaster losses; hurricane season heats up.

Pushing the Envelope of Climate Science ‘Attribution Studies’

In the wake of a wild summer, climate scientists are seeking to improve their understanding of links between climate change and extreme weathe…

Climate in Context: August 19, 2010

Antarctic sea ice may decline by end of century; floods in Pakistan continue; and a new version of a popular climate model is unveiled.

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.

Why Can’t Scientists Say the Recent Extreme Weather Events Are ‘Proof’ of Climate Change?

The extreme weather events we are seeing today, such as flooding in Pakistan and the Russian heat wave, are theoretically possible with or wit…

A Colorful Climate-Hurricane Link

New study suggests that a climate change-related decline in phytoplankton populations could reduce the risk of hurricanes.

Scientist Explores Links Between Extreme Weather and Climate Change

In an interview, Dr. Peter Stott of the UK Met Office explains the complicated relationship between climate change and extreme weather events.…

Countries That Set New Record Highs in 2010

More countries have set new record high temperatures in 2010 than during any other year since instrumental records began.

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Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans GHGs are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

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