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Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska Wildfires

Alaska's raging start to wildfire season is bad for trees, but the soil they grow in is a bigger climate concern.

Soaring Temps in Pacific Northwest Shattered Records

An intense heat wave shattered temperature records in the Pacific Northwest, exacerbating the drought.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

Kenward Talks Alaskan Wildfires With Jim Cantore

Climate Central's Alyson Kenward dropped in on The Weather Channel to discuss Alaska's wildfires.

Extreme Temperatures Linked to Changing Air Patterns

Changes in the motions of the atmosphere helped cause heat waves and cold snaps in certain regions.

Alaska Entering New Era for Wildfires

Alaska, the great northern frontier of America, is being reshaped by climate change.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

U.S. Weather in 16 Prize-Winning Images

The Smoky Mountains and a stormy night sky were among the images NOAA singled out as the best.

U.S. Summers Bringing More and More Heat

Interactive map shows the rate at which summers have been warming in every region of the country since 1970.

May Continues Trend of Record Hot 2015

May ranked as the hottest on record, continuing the trend of 2015 being the warmest year-to-date.

Summer Temperature Trends

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming…

National Parks Visits Could Rise and Fall as Temps Warm

As temperatures warm, national parks could see more tourists, except during the hot summer months.

Twitter Could Shape Flood Disaster Response

A novel project has researchers turning tweets into flood maps that will help disaster responders.

What Bill’s Downpours Tell Us About Texas’ Future

Heavier downpours like those expected from Tropical Storm Bill are likely to increase in a warmer future.

NASA’s New Climate Projections, Now On the Cloud

NASA has made 11 terabytes of detailed climate model projections freely available on Amazon cloud.

El Niño Forecast Brings Calif. Hope for Drought Relief

El Niño is showing signs of strengthening, raising hopes of a wet winter in drought-stricken California.

Heidi Cullen Joins Weather Channel Climate 25 Project

The Weather Channel has named Climate Central's Heidi Cullen one of the top voices on climate.

Rainy May Sets Record for Soggy U.S.

Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous U.S.

Texas’s Warmer Future: Drought and Heavy Rains?

Texas and Oklahoma could see both more heavy downpours and drought in a warmer future.

Climate Change Poses a Brewing Problem for Tea

Climate change could affect the quantity and quality of your morning cup of tea sooner than you think.

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Mountain Snowmelt and Fire Recently, in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

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