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2015 Hottest Year to Date, Could Top 2014 Record

So far, 2015 has been the warmest year on record, going back more than 100 years.

Scientists Pore Over Warm West, Cold East Divide

Climate scientists are wondering why the U.S. has been locked in a "warm West, cold East" pattern.

El Niño Is Hanging On: What that Means for Hurricanes

An El Niño showing signs of sticking around could ramp up global tropical cyclone activity.

Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

Pacific Winds Tied to Warming Slowdown, Dry West

The warming hiatus and western U.S. drought both have roots in the Pacific according to recent research.

When Climate Science Clashes With Real-World Policy

Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.

UK Sees Biggest Drop in Emissions Since 1990

Greenhouse gas emissions fell 8 percent, while renewable energy rose to a record high.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

Calif. Continues to Shatter Temperature Records

Drought-plagued California just saw its warmest year to date, besting last year's record by nearly 2°F.

How Flood Insurance Could Drive Americans From Coasts

Should flood insurance subsidies be reformed to help communities abandon coastal settlements?

Climate Change Makes Droughts in Australia Worse

Climate Council report says decreases in average rainfall have dire ramifications for health & agriculture.

One Farmer’s Battle with California’s Worst Drought

California’s byzantine water system and crushing drought are leading farmers to extraordinary measures.

Satellite Images Show Scope of Calif.’s Record Low Snow

NASA satellites show California's abysmal snowpack that's prompting drought and water concerns.

Hydropower Could be Risky Bet in Warming World

As investments in wind and solar climb, backing major hydropower projects may be risky in a warming world.

Ocean Changes Linked to 2010 Hurricanes, Bitter Winters

Atlantic circulation changes are being linked to harsh winters, changes in sea levels and hurricanes.

Bleak California Snowpack ‘Obliterates’ Record Low

A dire, record low snowpack in California has set the state up for worse impacts from its four-year drought.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

Antarctica’s Record High Temp Bodes Ill for Ice

The Antarctic Peninsula, one of the fastest-warming spots on Earth, recorded a new record high.

Wildfires Tied to Drought, Heat & Topography, Not Beetles

Drought and warmer temperatures brought about by climate change affect wildfire spread more than bark beetles.

Satellites Show Vanuatu’s Scars From Cyclone Pam

Landsat images reveal the fury of Cyclone Pam and the long road Vanuatu has to recovery.

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Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change The Power Dissipation Index has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.

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