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More Mosquito Days Increasing Zika Risk in U.S.

The risk of mosquito-borne diseases, like Zika, is becoming more prevalent as our mosquito season gets longer.

Forecast First: Warmer Temps Favored Across Entire U.S.

For the next three months, above-average temperatures are favored across the entire U.S., including Alaska.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

Diving Enthusiasts Could Measure Ocean Temperatures

Decompression computers worn by recreational and commercial divers provides accurate data, study shows.

North American Forests Not a Climate Change Remedy

With high temperatures, tree growth is inhibited and carbon dioxide absorption rate diminishes.

The Shum Show: Pressure Cooking

June 2016 brings us to 14 months in a row of record-breaking heat for the globe, but that’s not all that’s popping this week in the weathe…

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

First Half of 2016 Blows Away Temp Records

2016 is looking more and more likely to be the hottest year on record, after a record warm June extended this year's streak.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

June 2016 was the 14th consecutive month of record heat for the globe.

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Tanzania’s Maasai Facing Impacts of Climate Change

Africa is predicted to endure 50 percent more warming from climate change than the rest of the world.

Stanford Collaboration: Communicating Climate Change

Climate Central partnered with Stanford University and its students on a series about communicating climate change.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

More than 100 million people could be affected by the combined impact of El Niño and La Niña.

The Shum Show: Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer are upon us! As we move into July, the summer heat intensifies.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Arctic Sea Ice Crashes to Record Low for June

Since mid-June, ice cover disappeared about 70 percent faster than the typical rate of ice loss, experts say.

Heat Wave Lifts June to Record Hot Temp for U.S.

The major heat wave across the Southwest helped make June the hottest on record for the contiguous U.S.

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Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.

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