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Climate Adaptation Experts Help Prepare for Disaster

As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.

NASA Satellites Show Rain In Detail Like Never Before

NASA released new precipitation data that could revolutionize climate and weather forecasting.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Warmer Seas Linked To East Coast Hurricane Outbreaks

A study of 2,000 years of Atlantic hurricanes revealed links between storms and warming seas.

What If Sandy’s Surge Swamped Washington, D.C.?

If Sandy's 9 feet of storm surge hit Washington, D.C., the Metro would fair better than NYC's subways.

Picture This: Illuminating Lightning & Rare Texas Snow

Even during a short work week, the weather offered plenty of stunning images from Earth and space.

Climate Change’s Evolving Role in Extreme Weather

Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.

6 Degrees: Drought Relief, Europe Heats Up, CO2 & More

California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.

NYC Tops List for Seeing Increased Storm Outages

New York City and its power grid is among the cities most sensitive to increasing hurricane intensity.

6 Degrees: Lima, Deadly Heat, Flood Maps & More

Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.

Warm Ocean Waters Boosting Typhoons, Record Heat

The same warm waters fueling top-strength typhoons this year are boosting global temperatures.

Why Hasn’t A Major Hurricane Hit the U.S. in 9 Years?

Scientists don't know exactly what's behind the recent lull in major hurricane landfalls in the U.S.

Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change

A federal task force was formed last year to provide adaptation ideas. On Monday, it delivered 100.

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready’ For Rise of Seas

Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

Picture This: Holey Clouds, Fireballs & Fall in Full Force

Fall is in full swing, while fireballs and rare cloud formations were spotted in skies.

Jersey Retreating From Rivers, But Not Coast, After Sandy

A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.

Picture This: Amazing Antarctic & Halloween Treats

We're serving up all treats and no tricks in this Halloween edition of our Picture This column!

Sandy Motivates NY to Explore Microgrids

Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research

Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.

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Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

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