Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.
Neoguri was the top weather story of the week, but storms led to spectacular photos elsewhere in the world.
Super Typhoon Neoguri is aiming for Japan. Find out what a super typhoon is and how long typhoon season lasts.
The emerging field of downscaling helps people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.
Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.
All in a week's work. Top climate stories from EPA's new landfill rules to launch of NASA's new CO2-monitoring tool.
Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.
Hurricane Arthur and spectacular shots of lightning dominate the best weather & climate images this week.
Find out what the climate extremes — hottest, coldest, most rain — are in your city for Independence Day.
Arthur is now the first hurricane of the 2014 season. It is expected to hit North Carolina as a Category 2.
As Tropical Storm Arthur heads for North Carolina, the NHC has rolled out its new storm surge flooding maps.
Track Tropical Storm Arthur's progress to see if your Fourth of July weekend is in jeopardy.
Neither New York City nor Boston has recorded a 90-degree temperature yet this summer, surprisingly late.
A storm sitting off Florida's coast is likely to become the first tropical storm of Atlantic hurricane season.
Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.
A new analysis shows when summer reaches peak heat across the U.S.
From rain in Recife to drought in California, see some of the best weather & climate images from the week.
A sudden, heavy downpour in Recife, site of today's crucial U.S. soccer match, has left the city flooded.
Graphics from a new report show just how much climate change will cost U.S. and what regions will lose the most.
The first five months of the year in Alaska have been unusually warm, particularly in far northern Barrow.