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The Shum Show: Spreading Like Wildfire

Wildfires take the spotlight this week on The Shum Show.

The Shum Show: Speaking of Hurricanes

With Hurricane Matthew making waves in the news, you might be wondering about the connection between hurricanes and climate change.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.

Images Show Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge Potential

Storm surge could be one of Hurricane Matthew's biggest hazards along the Southeast coast.

Annual Average Atlantic Hurricanes by Decade

Hurricane Matthew threatens the Southeast through this weekend.

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

The Shum Show: Too Much of a Good Thing

We're full of weather and climate news from the Caribbean to the East Coast this week.

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.

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Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013 There has been a swing in drought conditions across the country in just one year.

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