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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.

El Niño Helps Boost Pacific Storm Season

El Niño is giving a boost to Pacific tropical cyclones and looks to strengthen in the coming months.

A Tale of Two Cities: Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Our Ben Strauss spoke with PBS NewsHour's Jackie Judd about flooding, climate change and coastal communities.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

Heidi Cullen Joins Weather Channel Climate 25 Project

The Weather Channel has named Climate Central's Heidi Cullen one of the top voices on climate.

Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

Warmer Oceans Will Make Typhoons More Intense

Warming ocean waters could increase average typhoon intensity by 14 percent by 2100.

Obama Issues Tropical Storm Forecast, Does Twitter Q&A

On a visit to the National Hurricane Center, President Obama flexed his forecasting muscles.

10 Years After Katrina, Slow Hurricane Season Expected

El Niño will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

U.S. Hurricane Drought ‘A Matter of Luck’

In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.

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.

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Wild Winter Weather Some wild winter weather has hit parts of Central and Eastern regions of the U.S. in the past few weeks.

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