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Atlantic Hurricane Season is Seeing More Major Storms

The U.S. has enjoyed a respite from major hurricanes but the basin as a whole is spawning more powerful storms.

U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

Atlantic buoys have warmed 2°-4°F in the last 30 years.

Category 3+ Hurricanes on the Rise in the Atlantic

The average number of major hurricanes has increased in the Atlantic basin since the 1970s.

Atlantic Hurricane Season

September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Landfalling Typhoons Have Become More Intense

Typhoons that make landfall in the Northwest Pacific have intensified more, and faster, than those that stay out at sea.

The Shum Show: Summer, Storms, and Salt

Summer is over, and here comes Hermine!

Aerosols May Be Masking Trend in Stronger Hurricanes

The increase in hurricane intensity expected as Earth warms may have been masked by the cooling effect of aerosols to date.

2016 Hurricane Season Preview

June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.

NOAA: Near-Normal Hurricane Season Expected

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be near-normal as a tropical storm threatens to form.

Abrupt Atlantic Ocean Changes May Have Been Natural

A slowdown in Atlantic currents that worsened blizzards, floods and hurricanes may have been natural.

Cities ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Rising Disaster Risk

Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather, the World Bank says.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

2015 One for the Climate Record Books

2015 set numerous climate records, from global temperatures to carbon dioxide levels to sea level rise.

How a Monster El Niño Transforms the World’s Weather

An exceptionally strong El Niño has tampered with the world’s weather, bringing drought, floods and heat waves.

The Climate and Weather: Heidi Cullen’s NY Times OpEd

Opposing views on the relationship between climate change and extreme weather have led to debate.

Watch All of 2015’s Weather in Super High-Def

This is what a year of weather looks like from space (hint: it's pretty spectacular).

Atlantic, Caribbean Storms Strengthen With Warming

Hurricanes in the Atlantic and Caribbean oceans will grow more powerful as ocean temperatures rise.

The Shum Show: Ocean Surprises

Hurricane Alex is making waves in meteorology news, and the Southern Ocean’s got its own method for capturing carbon!

Climate Image of the Year: Hurricane Patricia

Hurricane Patricia set records and yielded the year's most amazing satellite image.

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Copenhagen Diagnosis Graphics informed by the Copenhagen Diagnosis, a major climate change report released on November 24, 2009.

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