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New Academy Report Reviews the State of Climate Forecasting

A new report from the National Academies of Science explores seasonal climate forecasting.

Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Poses Greater Climate Threat than Today’s, Study Finds

CLIMATE CENTRAL - What would happen to the climate if we stopped building carbon dioxide-emitting devices, but existing ones lived out their t…

Does More CO2 Mean More Poison Ivy?

Adding carbon dioxide to the air may help poison ivy grow, studies show. But the projections are not quite as itchy as they may first appear.…

Chair of IPCC Review Panel Backs Climate Science Assessment Process, Despite Flaws

In an interview with Climate Central, Harold Shapiro, chair of a group that reviewed the U.N. IPCC, cautioned against overstating the IPCC's f…

Climate in Context: Review Panel Calls for IPCC Fixes; Hurricane Earl Strengthens

Review finds IPCC's climate science reports are sound, but calls for numerous changes to the organization; Hurricane Earl strengthens, is pois…

Adapting Miami to Climate Change

Some in Florida who lived through Katrina now are preparing for climate change-related disasters they fear could be more damaging than a hurri…

Climate in Context: August 24, 2010

La Nina to stick around a while; study finds no clear link between climate change and disaster losses; hurricane season heats up.

Pushing the Envelope of Climate Science ‘Attribution Studies’

In the wake of a wild summer, climate scientists are seeking to improve their understanding of links between climate change and extreme weathe…

Climate in Context: August 19, 2010

Antarctic sea ice may decline by end of century; floods in Pakistan continue; and a new version of a popular climate model is unveiled.

Climate in Context: August 17, 2010

A coal ash story that is hard not to be affected by; study points to irrigation canals as a weather modification mechanism; and a review of se…

A Colorful Climate-Hurricane Link

New study suggests that a climate change-related decline in phytoplankton populations could reduce the risk of hurricanes.

Honeycombs in the Sky: Marine Clouds and Climate Change

A new study reveals the intricate dynamics of certain cloud formations, which may help improve climate forecasts.

Greenland Sheds a ‘Mega-Berg’

An iceberg four-times the size of Manhattan broke off a Greenland glacier late last week.

New York: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in New York, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90…

Philadelphia: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in Philadelphia, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90Ã…

Boston: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in Boston, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90°…

Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees

By mid-century in Washington, DC, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90…

Podcast: Grappling with America’s Difficult Climate Choices

Locking In Our Future

DAILY CLIMATE - Today's emissions decisions will drive the planet's weather for generations, panel concludes. The question for policymakers:…

Hot Times in Antarctica

The changes going on in the Antarctic may be a preview for the rest of the world's marine ecosystems.