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Weather on Steroids

Ben Strauss shares lessons from baseball in a hot opening week.

The Secret of Sea Level Rise: It Will Vary Greatly by Region

YALE E360 - As the world warms, sea levels could easily rise three to six feet this century. But increases will vary widely by region, with pr…

Studies Predict Fewer But Stronger Hurricanes

TIME - The relationship between climate change and hurricanes is anything but settled.

The Scariest Thing I’ve Ever Read About Climate Change, or Maybe Anything

Philip Duffy gets fired up about a new paper published in Nature.

Why Temperatures Could Eventually Go Higher Than We Think

Michael Lemonick explains why most climate projections leave out important effects that will kick in after 2100.

Is global warming making hurricanes worse?

Bark beetle outbreaks may influence forest fire risk

Wildfire smoke is a public health threat

Wildfires have increased dramatically in Washington State

Warmer temperatures are promoting wildfires in the American West

The western fire season is growing months longer

Much more wildfire burns in the West during years with early snowmelt

Scientists project the annual area wildfires burn in Washington State to double or more

Scientists project sharply increasing wildfires in the American West

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly respon…

Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

In recent decades in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

Early vs. Late Snowmelt

Satellite-derived images comparing the first full week of April in years with early (2002) vs. late (2008) snowmelt.

Acres Burned in Washington

Wildfires in Washington State have increased significantly in recent years, a shift that appears linked to climate change.

Tripod Fire Satellite View

The August 2006 Tripod Complex Fire burned some 180,000 acres of beetle-damaged forest in central Washington State.

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

Craig Matthews, long-time fly-fishing guide, gives an eyewitness account of the changes he's seen in over thirty-plus years on the rivers arou…

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Dangerous Heat & Summer Sports Managing heat during exercise will become more vital as climate change ups the number of danger days.

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