Support Our Work
Topics Section
Content from the entire website, organized by subject

All Topics: Climate Statistics,Basics,Causes,Greenhouse Gases,Impacts,Responses,Trends,Projections,Climate,Extremes,Drought,Flooding,Heat,Hurricanes,Wildfires,Carbon Storage,Water,Snow & Ice,Oceans & Coasts,Sea Level,Food & Agriculture,Flora & Fauna,Health,Business,Policy,Energy,Efficiency,Biofuels,Fossil Fuels,Nuclear,Renewable Energy,Weather,Extreme Weather,Solutions,Landscapes,Society,Geoengineering,States of Change

Widespread Spring Flooding Likely, NOAA says

The spring outlook calls for extensive flooding across the northern tier of the country, while drought lingers across the South.

Digging Into Past Climate

Looking to climate changes in the past offers a unique perspective on future global warming.

Podcast: Digging Into Past Climate

Scientists Identify Human Connection to Precipitation Extremes

A pair of new studies show humans are influencing the occurrence of unusually heavy rainfall events.

January Was Cooler and Drier Than Average Across the US

The result of a mix of La Nina and other climate cycles, the U.S. experienced a colder and drier than average January.

Deadly Floods in Pakistan Were “Predictable,” Study Says

A new study shows the devastating Pakistan floods could have been anticipated if a forecasting network had been in place.

Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods

Massive floods struck three countries this week: Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka

It’s Official: 2010 in a Statistical Tie for Warmest Year On Record

Both NOAA and NASA reported today that 2010 tied with 2005 for the title of warmest year on record.

Ocean Temperatures Show Possible Climate Change Connection to Australian Flooding

La Nina may be in large part responsible for Australia's rain and floods, but there is also a link to long-term climate change.

Top Ten Climate Events of 2010

A number of extreme and record breaking climate events took place in 2010. Here's our list reviewing the ten biggest newsmakers.

Southeast Rainfall More Variable as Climate Warms

A new study finds links between global climate change and increased summertime rainfall variability in the Southeast.

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.…

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.

Pushing the Envelope of Climate Science ‘Attribution Studies’

In the wake of a wild summer, climate scientists are seeking to improve their understanding of links between climate change and extreme weathe…

Climate in Context: August 19, 2010

Antarctic sea ice may decline by end of century; floods in Pakistan continue; and a new version of a popular climate model is unveiled.

Why Can’t Scientists Say the Recent Extreme Weather Events Are ‘Proof’ of Climate Change?

The extreme weather events we are seeing today, such as flooding in Pakistan and the Russian heat wave, are theoretically possible with or wit…

Scientist Explores Links Between Extreme Weather and Climate Change

In an interview, Dr. Peter Stott of the UK Met Office explains the complicated relationship between climate change and extreme weather events.…

Connecting the Dots Between Russian Heat Wave and Asian Floods

The epic Russian heat wave, deadly flooding in Pakistan, and climate change may be related, but exactly how is unclear.

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…

Gallery

Which Season is Warming Fastest? For most of the country, winter is warming faster than the other three seasons.

View Gallery