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What Global Warming Might Mean for Extreme Snowfalls

While warming is expected to reduce average snowfalls, it may have less of an impact on extreme snowfalls.

Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt?

Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.

The Jargonaut: What’s a Rossby Wave?

An explanation of what a Rossby wave is and how it could be messing with U.S. weather patterns.

What Iceland’s Volcanoes Can Teach Us about Climate

Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt and events like that have a lot teach us about climate change.

6 Degrees: Urban Heat, Miami’s Woes & Record Temps

The week that was features the latest on urban heats islands, Miami's sea level woes and more.

Here’s How Arctic Sea Ice Could Shrink Even More

Waves are building in the Arctic Ocean, and they could hasten sea ice's downward spiral.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

What Climate Change in the Rockies Means for its Water

A new report on climate change and water supplies in Colorado could be a warning for other Western states.

Steady Increase in Flights Will Outweigh Carbon Cuts

Researchers say the demand for flights needs to drop to counteract the effects of growing carbon emissions.

Forecasters Lower Hurricane Season Expectations

The Atlantic hurricane season may be more lackluster than thought with conditions unfavorable to storms.

87 Cities, 4 Scenarios and 1 Really Hot Future

Analysis shows how many more “extremely hot” days different U.S. cities could feel in the near future.

Putting a Climate Context on SoCal’s Flash Floods

Heavy rains and flash floods across Southern California Sunday were a product of monsoons and dry soils.

Toledo’s Algae Bloom in Line with Climate Projections

Climate change could make the Great Lakes' harmful algae blooms more toxic and last longer.

6 Degrees: Arctic Sea Ice Is Melting, but East Coast Isn’t

Review of top climate news, from the state of Arctic summer sea ice melt to the cost of delayed action on climate.

Blistering Future Summers for 1,001 U.S. Cities

Models show summers are going to keep warming as emissions continue. See what this will warming feel like.

Using CO2 Emissions to Pump Oil May Help the Climate

Capturing CO2 from coal power plants and using it to produce crude oil could help the climate, experts say.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

“Hot days” are likely to happen much more often if we continue to pump CO2 into the atmosphere.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows - Current Cold Stretch in Perspective

Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.

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Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods Images from the major floods that struck three countries this week: Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka