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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.

Picture This: Wavy Clouds & A Gnarly Nor’easter

A rare type of cloud and the sediment stirred up by Hurricane Gonzalo are among this week's highlights.

Picture This: Seasonal Rainbows & A Monster Hurricane

Hurricane Gonzalo was an imposing site in images, while the sun cast a shadow across a cold front.

What’s Behind Recent Flurry of Hurricane Activity?

A flurry of hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin is linked to a phenomenon called the MJO.

Picture This: Monster Typhoon and Miami’s King Tides

A Blood Moon, King Tides and a monstrous looking typhoon in the Pacific made for amazing images.

The $9.7 Trillion Problem: Cyclones and Climate Change

Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.

Picture This: Fall Snow and Bizarre Clouds Over NYC

Snows fell on fall leaves in Colorado, while torrential rains fell and flooded parts of southern France.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Picture This: Hurricanes and Wildfires from Space

Hurricanes swirl over two oceans, California faces intense wildfires and fall makes its first appearance.

Picture This: Summer Snow and Gnarly Lightning

In a weird week for weather, snow fell in some spots, while rains drenched normally dry areas.

Struggling El Niño Still Shaping Hurricane Activity

The El Niño struggling to form in the Pacific is still influencing hurricane season there and the Atlantic.

Picture This: Awesome Auroras and Triple Rainbows

Colors abound in this week's weather photo roundup, with a triple rainbow and glowing rains over Yosemite.

Picture This: Fire Clouds & A Slew of Pacific Storms

Pyrocumulus clouds over western wildfires lead this week's roundup of the best weather and climate photos.

Why Hurricanes Are So Rare in Hawaii

A persistent high pressure ridge and cooler ocean waters typically keep Hawaii from seeing any hurricanes.

Forecasters Lower Hurricane Season Expectations

The Atlantic hurricane season may be more lackluster than thought with conditions unfavorable to storms.

Picture This: Lucky Lightning Photo & Crazy Bug Swarm

Check out one lucky photo of a lightning strike, along with an apocalyptic-looking swarm of insects on radar.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

Picture This: Twin Waterspouts and Amazing Aurora

In this week's Picture This, we've got an amazing aurora Vine, a typhoon's mean eye, and twin waterspouts.

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CO2 Hits Climate Milestone April was the first month in human history with average CO2 levels above 400 ppm.

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