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Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Texas, Oklahoma Drought ‘All But Over’

Recent torrential rains have nearly wiped out the five-year drought in Texas and Oklahoma.

Past 12 Months Tied for Warmest on Record

The past 12 months, ending in April, were the warmest such stretch on record, going back 136 years.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Washington’s ‘Wet Drought’ Gets Worse

The "wet drought" plaguing Washington has prompted a statewide emergency declaration.

With Climate Change, Ticks Marching Farther and Earlier

In a warming world, the black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick) is peaking in mid-May instead of June.

El Niño Gains Momentum, Could Bring Warmest Year

El Niño seems to be gaining steam, which could help make 2015 the warmest year on record.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

Sea Level Rise Is On the Up and Up

Sea level rise is accelerating, putting millions along the coast at risk of flooding.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

Warming Could Bring More Downpours Like OKC’s

Downpours like those that flooded Oklahoma City should become more common in a warmer world.

Intense Wildfire Season Expected in West

Forest Service anticipates spending up to $1.6 billion fighting a fire season that could be worse than normal.

U.S. Hurricane Drought ‘A Matter of Luck’

In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.

Watch 135 Years of Global Warming in 30 Seconds

Thanks to NASA, you only need 30 seconds to see how the world has warmed over the past 135 years.

What Severe Weather Season Looks Like in 8 Seconds

Tornado season is about to kick into high gear. See what parts of the U.S. have the highest risk.

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

Global Warming Could Threaten 1-in-6 Species

One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.

California’s Forests Have Become Climate Polluters

An emerging body of research shows that greenhouse gases are billowing out of the state’s woodlands.

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow.

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It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

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