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The Global Warming Hot List for 2013

Through the archives, it's possible to spot trends that may influence climate change coverage in the year ahead.

Heat and Threat of Wildfires Blaze on in Australia

One of the worst heat waves on record in Australia has led to massive dust storms and wildfires.

U.S. Sets Record for Days Without a Deadly Tornado

After the tragic 2011 tornado season, the U.S. is now setting records for the lack of deadly tornadoes.

USDA Declares Winter Wheat Belt Drought Disaster Area

The USDA has declared 597 counties across 14 states natural disaster areas as a result of the ongoing drought.

NOAA: 2012 Hottest & 2nd-Most Extreme Year On Record

According to NOAA, 2012 was the warmest and second-most extreme year on record in the lower 48 states.

Aussie Heatwave Nears 122°F; Severe Fire Threat Declared

Australia is bracing for more potentially dangerous fires, with temps on Friday predicted to soar close to 122°F.

Epic Heat, Wildfires Are Scorching Australian Landscape

An unprecedented heat wave is helping to fuel massive wildfires in parts of Australia.

On ABC, Heidi Cullen Talks Climate & 2012 Extremes

Heidi Cullen talked with ABC's Dan Harris about the climate & extreme weather of 2012.

It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

5 Charts Help Illustrate 2012 As Warmest Year on Record

These five charts capture the record warm and dry year of 2012 throughout the lower 48 states.

Red Flags of Warning on Record Heat

The year 2012 has become the hottest year in the U.S. since scientists began keeping records. As Climate Central Chief Climatologist Dr. Heidi…

Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains why questions still swirl around any connection between climate & tornadoes.

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.

Tell Me Why: We Need ‘Normals’ and Long-term Trends

Climate scientist Anthony Arguez explains the importance of “normals” in this version of Tell Me Why.

Why Bark Beetles are Chewing Through U.S. Forests

A look at how climate change is helping fuel bark beetles' assault on forests of America’s mountain west.

Tell Me Why: We Need ‘Normals’ and Long-term Trends

Climate scientist Anthony Arguez explains the importance of “normals” in this version of Tell Me Why.

Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains why questions still swirl around any connection between climate & tornadoes.

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.

Global Warming-El Nino Link Stronger but Still Not Proven

According to a new report, both phases of ENSO have become more intense over the past century.