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Climate Change Intensified South Carolina Floods

A ‘once-in-a-thousand-year’ East Coast storm was a consequence of moisture from Hurricane Joaquin.

NASA Satellite Captures 3-D View of Hurricane Joaquin

NASA is keeping an eye on strengthening Hurricane Joaquin with its powerful satellites.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Study: New York City at Higher Risk for Coastal Floods

Researchers say New York City is at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

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Climate Change Could Put Tribes’ Electric Systems at Risk

Electric power lines and power plants on tribal lands are highly vulnerable to climate change.

In Week of Cyclone Records, Kilo Could Break More

Typhoon Kilo has already broken tropical cyclone records and rivals the longest-lived storms on record.

Hurricane Kilo Crosses Dateline, Becomes Typhoon

Hurricane Kilo has become a typhoon and satellites captured its transition as it crossed the dateline.

‘Grey Swan’ Hurricanes Pose Future Storm Surge Threat

'Grey swan' hurricanes, those without precedent, could be more likely with global warming.

Atlantic Storm Sets Records as 3 Others Span Pacific

Hurricane Fred is the easternmost Atlantic hurricane to form, as three Category 4 storms span the Pacific.

From Katrina, an ‘Amazing’ Decade of Climate Research

Katrina helped galvanize hurricane-climate change research, and 10 years later, strides have been made.

10 Years Later: Was Warming to Blame for Katrina?

The role climate change may have played in Hurricane Katrina is a difficult question to answer, even 10 years later.

Tropical Storm Erika Could Hit Florida By Monday

There's still some uncertainty, but Tropical Storm Erika could strengthen and possibly make landfall in Florida.

Katrina: Lasting Climate Lessons for a Sinking City

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is dealing with sinking land as sea levels rise.

Hurricane Danny Takes Aim at Drought-Parched Caribbean

Hurricane Danny has formed as the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.

Hawaii May Say ‘Aloha’ to More Hurricanes

Hawaii could see more hurricanes in its vicinity thanks to the influence of global warming.

Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

GAO Report Sees Climate Risks to Army Corps Projects

The GAO says many Army Corps projects are highly vulnerable to extreme weather.

Japan’s New Satellite Tracks Typhoons, Imitates Art

Japan's Himawari-8 satellite came online just in time to track the tropical fireworks in the western Pacific.


Spring is Coming Earlier A state-by-state look at how spring is coming earlier, on average, in a warming world.

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