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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.

Heat Records Broken in 17 Countries So Far This Year

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

Connecting the Dots Between Russian Heat Wave and Asian Floods

The epic Russian heat wave, deadly flooding in Pakistan, and climate change may be related, but exactly how is unclear.

Unique View of Russian Wildfires

New satellite image depicts the scope of impacts from Russian wildfires, which are associated with a record-breaking heat wave gripping large…

Annual Climate Report Shows We Live in a Warming World

CLIMATE CENTRAL - New NOAA climate change report shows continued warming in 2009, in keeping with long-term trends.

Climate Change Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

DAILY CLIMATE - From heat stress to sewage overflows, climate change promises to bring extreme weather that can throw our nation's ill-prepare…

Detecting Tornadoes

Doppler radar is a powerful tool for scientists to spot the formation and path of tornadoes.

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly respon…