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El Niño Impacts on Ocean Warming

Long term trend of global ocean water temperatures is on the increase.

Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures

Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.

Hot Oceans Are Killing Coral Reefs Around the World

For only the third time on record, coral bleaching is occurring across the globe and climate change is to blame.

Climate Change Intensified South Carolina Floods

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

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.

More Super El Niños Could Decimate Pacific Corals

More frequent super El Niños could add another layer of stress for coral reefs on top of climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

For Migrants, Bangladesh Takes Back Land From the Sea

Bangladesh is going ahead with an ambitious plan to reclaim land from the sea.

Submerged Cities Seen in Worst-Case Climate Scenario

Coastal cities could be submerged beneath 200 feet of water if all of the world's fossil fuels are burned.

Southern Ocean Sees Notable Rise in CO2 Absorption

A new study shows the Southern Ocean’s ability to absorb CO2 fluctuates more than previously thought.

Crucial Food Chain Bacteria Altered by Climate Change

Irreversible changes to ocean microorganisms could affect species from plankton to whales.

Summer Sea Ice Likely to Drop to 4th Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice is nearing its annual summer minimum extent, which should be among the four lowest on record.

Hurricane Kilo Crosses Dateline, Becomes Typhoon

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

Woods Placky Talks Climate Change in Alaska

Climate Central's chief meteorologist talks climate change in Alaska with Weather Underground.

‘Grey Swan’ Hurricanes Pose Future Storm Surge Threat

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

U.S. Seeks Greater Focus on Ocean Warming

The U.S. government has urged the international community to focus more on the impact of ocean warming.

Climate Change Poses Risk to Great Barrier Reef Species

Native tropical species are more likely to die out than those that can adapt by "invading" new regions.

Climate Central Analysis Featured on ‘Katrina 2065’

The Weather Channel and Climate Central show what sea level rise would mean for Katrina's storm surge in 2065.


Record Highs vs. Record Lows Daily record highs are outpacing record lows across the U.S. due to climate change.

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