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La Niña Alert: Weather Extremes Are On the Way

A new report details just how the cooling now underway in the Pacific is going to make for strange weather this winter.

The Many Eccentricities of Hurricane Season 2010 (So Far)

The Atlantic hurricane season is not quite over yet, but it has already set many new milestones.

Drought and Climate in the American West

Lake Mead is at a record low level, a stark symbol of increased water demand and a stubborn drought in the West. Will conditions persist and…

A Hurricane Season With Supersized and Shrunken Storms

The 2010 Atlantic Hurricane season has been an unusually active one, with 17 named storms so far. Among these, Hurricane Igor stands out as on…

Eyeing Super Typhoon Megi

Stunning satellite image captures the wrath of Super Typhoon Megi as it strikes the Philippines.

What Do Americans Really Think About Climate Change?

New polling reveals Americans' low climate literacy, meanwhile the U.N. IPCC announces a series of reforms, and tiny Hurricane Paula hits Cuba…

How Do We Know: Sea Level Rise

A warming planet could mean that sea levels rise three or more feet by the end of this century.

What Role Might Climate Change Have Played in the Recent East Coast Deluge?

Heavy rains shattered records at the end of September, and climate research shows such extreme precipitation events are becoming more common.…

How Do We Know: Drought

How do we know when a region may be experiencing an early drought? Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to NASA scientist Molly Brown, who relies on sophist…

Climate Clippings: Storm Barriers, Wind Potential and King Coal’s Stumble

A test of Rotterdam's defenses, a new look at U.S. offshore wind potential, and King Coal takes a tumble.

Hurricane Scorecard

The 2010 hurricane season to date, as compared with an average season to date, and the NOAA outlook for the entire hurricane season.

True to Forecast, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks into High Gear

CLIMATE CENTRAL - The Atlantic Hurricane season is running above average in the number of storms, but the US has been spared a direct hit so f…

Climate in Context: Can Wildfires Worsen Climate Change? Hermine Soaks Texas, Igor Lurks in Atlantic

A new study says that massive clouds of smoke from forest fires can vault pollutants into the stratosphere; Atlantic hurricane season stays ac…

Record Warm Ocean Waters Aiding Atlantic Hurricanes This Season

Hurricane Earl was the third strongest hurricane ever observed so far north in the Atlantic, a milestone clearly related to unusually warm oce…

Warmest Summer on Record for DC and New York

It's official: Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y. both sweated through their warmest summers on record this year.

A Tale of Two Coasts

Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.

Climate in Context: West Antarctic Melting, Flying Over Hurricane Earl

New clues emerge about Antarctica's role in sea level rise; NASA investigates Hurricane Earl.

A Tale of Two Coasts: The East Roasts While the West Shivers

During June and July, record heat gripped the eastern U.S., while cities along the West Coast from San Diego to Seattle shivered.

Climate in Context: Review Panel Calls for IPCC Fixes; Hurricane Earl Strengthens

Review finds IPCC's climate science reports are sound, but calls for numerous changes to the organization; Hurricane Earl strengthens, is pois…

Adapting Miami to Climate Change

Some in Florida who lived through Katrina now are preparing for climate change-related disasters they fear could be more damaging than a hurri…

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2017 Global Temp Review: Continental Heat Rankings 2017 was the third warmest year in the global record. See how each continent ranked.

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