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Climate Coverage Falls Further in 2012

In a year of strange weather worldwide, climate change reporting by the world's journalists fell another 2 percent.

Sandy Tops List of 2012 Extreme Weather & Climate Events

2012 featured extreme weather & climate events, many of which highlighted the growing impacts of global warming.

Extreme Weather 101: Climate Change and Precipitation

When it rains, it pours. That’s how we may want to think about the effects of climate change on precipitation.

Fracking Lobbyists Prep Case Against Matt Damon Movie

'Promise Land' has caused unease in the oil and gas industry, even in the midst of America's energy boom.

Working Wonders Without Water Out West

Farmers out West mull switch from water-intense, profitable crops to thriftier, rain-fed sorghum & grains.

Top 5 Weather & Climate Challenges Facing White House

As President Obama nears his second term, the country faces a host of climate and weather-related challenges.

Doha Climate Talks: What to Expect

As the latest U.N. climate change talks begin, expectations of stalemate and failure hang in the air.

Doha Talks: EU Weakened Over New Emissions Targets

Having already met its emissions targets, the EU enters the Doha climate talks in a weakened bargaining position.

Doha Conference Negotiator: Carbon Cuts Talks Must Wait

Brazil's Figueiredo says a Kyoto protocol extension must take priority at the Doha climate negotiations.

Cutting Short-lived Pollutant Can Halve Near-term Warming

Cutting methane, soot and air pollution can appreciably slow the rate of warming over the next several decades.

World Bank Ties Ending Poverty with Climate Change

A World Bank report urges action on climate change as it examines the impacts of a 7.2°F rise in global temperature.

Climate Change Leads to Tougher Times on the Ranch

Ranchers & farmers wrestle with impacts from this year's drought and brace for a less predictable future.

Post Sandy, Wetlands Could Help Shore Up NYC’s Defense

New York City's shoreline could help be protected by wetlands, but only if there are enough of them.

U.S. Military Warned to Prepare for Climate Change

The Pentagon was warned to stand guard against "climate surprises" that could throw off its efforts to secure America's future.

Ben Strauss Talks Hurricane Sandy and Flood Risks

Climate Central's Ben Strauss appeared on media outlets nationwide to discuss Hurricane Sandy's flood risk.

Sandy Brings Flurry of Attention to Climate Change

Hurricane Sandy and the devastating impacts of the storm have brought a flurry of attention to climate change.

How Fujiwhara Effect Will Toss Hurricane Sandy Into U.S.

One of the driving forces behind Hurricane Sandy pinwheeling toward the northwest is something called the "Fujiwhara effect".

How Hurricane Sandy Can Become a ‘Frankenstorm’

If Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, it won’t be right to call it a hurricane any more. Or even a tropical storm.

NOAA Revives Weather Satellite After Lengthy Outage

Technicians fixed problems with one of the key weather satellites, allowing the satellite to resume normal operations.

Norway to Double Carbon Tax on Oil Industry

Extra funding for climate change mitigation and forestry programs also part of oil-rich nation's radical program.


Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise If you get the feeling that heavy downpours are more intense than they used to be, you’re not imagining it.