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Soaring Temps in Pacific Northwest Shattered Records

An intense heat wave shattered temperature records in the Pacific Northwest, exacerbating the drought.

Extreme Temperatures Linked to Changing Air Patterns

Changes in the motions of the atmosphere helped cause heat waves and cold snaps in certain regions.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

U.S. Summers Bringing More and More Heat

Interactive map shows the rate at which summers have been warming in every region of the country since 1970.

May Continues Trend of Record Hot 2015

May ranked as the hottest on record, continuing the trend of 2015 being the warmest year-to-date.

Summer Temperature Trends

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming…

National Parks Visits Could Rise and Fall as Temps Warm

As temperatures warm, national parks could see more tourists, except during the hot summer months.

NASA’s New Climate Projections, Now On the Cloud

NASA has made 11 terabytes of detailed climate model projections freely available on Amazon cloud.

El Niño Forecast Brings Calif. Hope for Drought Relief

El Niño is showing signs of strengthening, raising hopes of a wet winter in drought-stricken California.

Rainy May Sets Record for Soggy U.S.

Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous U.S.

Texas’s Warmer Future: Drought and Heavy Rains?

Texas and Oklahoma could see both more heavy downpours and drought in a warmer future.

Climate Change Poses a Brewing Problem for Tea

Climate change could affect the quantity and quality of your morning cup of tea sooner than you think.

The Climate Context for India’s Deadly Heat Wave

Heat waves like the one that killed thousands in India are likely to be more frequent in a warmer world.

Ocean Species Set for Reshuffle Unseen in 3 Million Years

If greenhouse gas emissions continue to build, vast changes could come to the world’s oceans.

Vietnam’s Coffee Crops Suffer Rising Temps and Drought

Climate change is blamed for the severe drought hitting the world’s second-biggest coffee exporter.

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.

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.