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How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.

Arctic Sea Ice Is Getting Thinner, Faster

Sea ice is not just shrinking in the Arctic, it's also thinning, and potentially more rapidly than previously thought.

NASA Satellites Show Rain In Detail Like Never Before

NASA released new precipitation data that could revolutionize climate and weather forecasting.

Freeze Frame: Drone Captures Niagara Falls on Ice

Take a tour of a mostly frozen Niagara Falls by drone, all from the comfort of your warm living room.

Dry or Snowy? Winter Weather Splits the U.S.

Dry weather dominated the West while snowy weather has rocked the Northeast. What gives?

Sea Ice Still Declining, Despite Antarctica’s Gains

Globally, sea ice is on a downward slope, as Arctic losses outweigh recent gains in Antarctica.

Whiteout? Map Shows Last Time All 50 States Had Snow

It's been five years since all 50 states were united in a common cause: snow cover.

Cold Air Invasion Coming: What’s the Role of Warming?

The polar vortex is sending cold air to the East again. Research continues into role warming might play.

Here’s What the Inside of Greenland Looks Like, in 3D

See what the inside of Greenland's ice sheet looks like with a new map using radar and ice core data.

Accelerated Ice Melt Causing Iceland to Rise

As the melt of Iceland's glaciers speed up, the land beneath them is also rising faster and faster.

Climate Change Will Hit Australia the Hardest, Study Says

Studies predict temperature rises of up to 5.1°c in Australia by 2090 in their most comprehensive forecast yet.

What Can We Learn from the NYC Forecast ‘Bust’?

Why the nor'easter forecast was off for New York and what we can learn from that for the future.

16 Images to Illustrate the Blizzard of 2015

The blizzard of 2015 is burying New England and Long Island in heavy snow and storm surge.

What A Warming World Means for Major Snowstorms

A warming world could mean interesting changes for major snowstorms, like the nor'easter this week.

Surprise Lake Sheds Light on Underbelly of Greenland Ice

Meltwater funneling into a lake below Greenland's ice could be speeding the ice's flow to the sea.

Watch 28 Years of Old Arctic Ice Disappear in One Minute

A new video from NOAA shows how much older sea ice the Arctic has lost since 1987.

Picture This: Stunning Halos and Freaky Frost

Ice halos, hoar frost, tule fog and other geeky weather terms all await, along with stunning images.

Find Out When the Coldest Day Usually Hits Your Town

See when the coldest day of the winter season usually descends on your town.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

Fate of Earth’s Ice Comes Further Into Focus

The melting of Earth's polar ice came into starker relief in 2014, with real implications for sea level rise.


A Tale of Two Coasts Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.

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