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What Climate Change Means for Your Coffee

Coffee's low genetic diversity plus a shifting climate leads to more risks of infestation from pests & diseases.

Picture This: Fire Clouds & A Slew of Pacific Storms

Pyrocumulus clouds over western wildfires lead this week's roundup of the best weather and climate photos.

Why Hurricanes Are So Rare in Hawaii

A persistent high pressure ridge and cooler ocean waters typically keep Hawaii from seeing any hurricanes.

Forecasters Lower Hurricane Season Expectations

The Atlantic hurricane season may be more lackluster than thought with conditions unfavorable to storms.

87 Cities, 4 Scenarios and 1 Really Hot Future

Analysis shows how many more “extremely hot” days different U.S. cities could feel in the near future.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

Tornado Outbreaks Could Have a Climate Change Assist

Large tornado outbreaks are becoming more common with a possible climate change assist.

Putting a Climate Context on SoCal’s Flash Floods

Heavy rains and flash floods across Southern California Sunday were a product of monsoons and dry soils.

Has Your City Reached its Peak Heat Yet?

Check out when peak heat generally hits for a variety of cities across the U.S.

6 Degrees: Arctic Sea Ice Is Melting, but East Coast Isn’t

Review of top climate news, from the state of Arctic summer sea ice melt to the cost of delayed action on climate.

Picture This: Eerie Wildfire, Stirring Rainbow & Sharknado!

A ghostly photo of the El Portal wildfire and a stunning rainbow lead this week's best weather images.

Blistering Future Summers for 1,001 U.S. Cities

Models show summers are going to keep warming as emissions continue. See what this will warming feel like.

Record-Setting Drought Intensifies in Parched California

California's already terrible drought just go worse, again. Now 58% of the state is in exceptional drought.

Derailments May Increase as ‘Sun Kinks’ Buckle Tracks

Heat waves made worse by climate change could warp railroad tracks with sun kinks, causing derailments.

California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.…

Hottest Days of Summer

The hottest time of year in the continental U.S. statistically comes in mid-July, but the timing of peak heat varies across different parts of…

Late July Chill Helps Set Record Lows Across the East

Record lows were set across the eastern U.S. on July 30 as another bout of cool air from Canada invaded.

Waiting to Slash CO2 Emissions? It Could Cost You

The cost of delayed action on climate change could spike if no action is taken, the White House says.

Tornado Hits Near Boston As Cold Air Invades U.S. Again

A tornado touches down north of Boston as another blast of colder-than-normal air invades the eastern U.S.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

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Sea Level Rise and Population Impact Since 1900, sea level has gone up an average of eight inches around the world due to global warming.