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White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

El Niño Is Hanging On: What that Means for Hurricanes

An El Niño showing signs of sticking around could ramp up global tropical cyclone activity.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

Ocean Changes Linked to 2010 Hurricanes, Bitter Winters

Atlantic circulation changes are being linked to harsh winters, changes in sea levels and hurricanes.

Satellites Show Vanuatu’s Scars From Cyclone Pam

Landsat images reveal the fury of Cyclone Pam and the long road Vanuatu has to recovery.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

‘Twin’ Cyclones Could Jolt Weak El Nino

Two cyclones spinning on opposite sides of the equator could juice the weak El Nino in place.

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.

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Boston: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in Boston, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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