An intense heat wave shattered temperature records in the Pacific Northwest, exacerbating the drought.
Changes in the motions of the atmosphere helped cause heat waves and cold snaps in certain regions.
Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.
Interactive map shows the rate at which summers have been warming in every region of the country since 1970.
May ranked as the hottest on record, continuing the trend of 2015 being the warmest year-to-date.
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…
As temperatures warm, national parks could see more tourists, except during the hot summer months.
NASA has made 11 terabytes of detailed climate model projections freely available on Amazon cloud.
El Niño is showing signs of strengthening, raising hopes of a wet winter in drought-stricken California.
Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous U.S.
Texas and Oklahoma could see both more heavy downpours and drought in a warmer future.
Climate change could affect the quantity and quality of your morning cup of tea sooner than you think.
Heat waves like the one that killed thousands in India are likely to be more frequent in a warmer world.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue to build, vast changes could come to the world’s oceans.
Climate change is blamed for the severe drought hitting the world’s second-biggest coffee exporter.
Recent torrential rains have nearly wiped out the five-year drought in Texas and Oklahoma.
The past 12 months, ending in April, were the warmest such stretch on record, going back 136 years.
The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.
In a warming world, the black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick) is peaking in mid-May instead of June.
El Niño seems to be gaining steam, which could help make 2015 the warmest year on record.