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The Quest to Quench the World’s Thirst for Water

Desalination advances make removing salt from seawater and waste water less energy intensive.

Warmer Oceans Will Make Typhoons More Intense

Warming ocean waters could increase average typhoon intensity by 14 percent by 2100.

Obama Issues Tropical Storm Forecast, Does Twitter Q&A

On a visit to the National Hurricane Center, President Obama flexed his forecasting muscles.

Woods Placky Talks Heavy Rain with Sam Champion

Climate Central's Chief Meteorologist talks heavy rain and climate change with The Weather Channel's Sam Champion.

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

A drought-amped wildfire season will severely test the West's ability to live with an ancient threat.

10 Years After Katrina, Slow Hurricane Season Expected

El Niño will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina.

Across U.S., Heaviest Downpours On The Rise

Very heavy downpours are happening more frequently across most of the U.S. shows new analysis.

U.S., Mexico, Canada to Collaborate on Climate Adaptation

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are collaborating on sharing clean energy technology and reducing emissions.

El Niño Could Bring Drought and Famine in West Africa

The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.

Moderately Cold Temps ‘More Deadly Than Heat Waves’

Study finds prolonged exposure to moderately cold temps kills more people than heat waves or freezing spells.

Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Texas, Oklahoma Drought ‘All But Over’

Recent torrential rains have nearly wiped out the five-year drought in Texas and Oklahoma.

Past 12 Months Tied for Warmest on Record

The past 12 months, ending in April, were the warmest such stretch on record, going back 136 years.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Washington’s ‘Wet Drought’ Gets Worse

The "wet drought" plaguing Washington has prompted a statewide emergency declaration.

With Climate Change, Ticks Marching Farther and Earlier

In a warming world, the black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick) is peaking in mid-May instead of June.

El Niño Gains Momentum, Could Bring Warmest Year

El Niño seems to be gaining steam, which could help make 2015 the warmest year on record.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

Sea Level Rise Is On the Up and Up

Sea level rise is accelerating, putting millions along the coast at risk of flooding.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

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