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Record Highs vs. Record Lows - Current Cold Stretch in Perspective

Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.

Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion

A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.

Six Months In and Sizzling California Sets Record

January-June 2014 was the warmest first half to a year in California, helping fuel the state's drought.

Groundwater Is Drought Lifeline for California Farmers

Groundwater has helped farmers trying to survive the California drought, but losses are still heavy.

Polar Vortex or Not, Cooler Temps Invade Eastern U.S.

At the hottest point of the summer, a collision of air masses has sent cooler temps invading the eastern U.S.

Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

The military is already looking at its climate change vulnerabilities but more needs to be done.

Long Wait Continues as El Niño Lagging

Though conditions are still favorable for El Niño to develop, another month passes with no official declaration.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Genes Help Plants Handle Rising CO2 Levels

Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.

Picture This: Gnarly Neoguri, Double Rainbows, No LeBron

Neoguri was the top weather story of the week, but storms led to spectacular photos elsewhere in the world.

Super Typhoon Neoguri: 5 Stormy Facts

Super Typhoon Neoguri is aiming for Japan. Find out what a super typhoon is and how long typhoon season lasts.

Climate Change Gets Up Close and Personal

The emerging field of downscaling helps people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

6 Degrees: Eyes in the Sky, Trash Rules, Late Summer Heat

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 UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

Picture This: Hurricane Arthur & NYC Lightning

Hurricane Arthur and spectacular shots of lightning dominate the best weather & climate images this week.

A Graphic Tale: July 4th Climate Extremes in Your City

Find out what the climate extremes — hottest, coldest, most rain — are in your city for Independence Day.

Arthur Becomes 1st Hurricane of 2014, Threatens N.C.

Arthur is now the first hurricane of the 2014 season. It is expected to hit North Carolina as a Category 2.

New Storm Surge Maps Debut With TS Arthur

As Tropical Storm Arthur heads for North Carolina, the NHC has rolled out its new storm surge flooding maps.

4 GIFs Show If Tropical Storm Arthur Will Ruin Your July 4

Track Tropical Storm Arthur's progress to see if your Fourth of July weekend is in jeopardy.

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Geoengineering Methods These are some of the main geoengineering proposals that have been put forward by scientists and other experts.