The obsessive attention to the state of the latest El Niño comes from the major global impacts it can have.
The longest continuously-collected satellite dataset in the world turns 42 years old today.
Oceans were the hottest they've been on record this June, leading to a month of record heat across the world.
Renewables revolution over the next decade may exist in how power is managed, not in new technology.
Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.
As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.
A new report -- the latest checkup on the health of the global climate system -- says the planet is running a temperature.
Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.
January-June 2014 was the warmest first half to a year in California, helping fuel the state's drought.
Groundwater has helped farmers trying to survive the California drought, but losses are still heavy.
Though conditions are still favorable for El Niño to develop, another month passes with no official declaration.
Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.
Fossil fuels are shifting away from national forests and other public lands because of coincidence of geology.
Major report warns that loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline.
Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.
All in a week's work. Top climate stories from EPA's new landfill rules to launch of NASA's new CO2-monitoring tool.
Neither New York City nor Boston has recorded a 90-degree temperature yet this summer, surprisingly late.
CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have been above 400 ppm for three months in a row for the first time.
The first five months of the year in Alaska have been unusually warm, particularly in far northern Barrow.
May 2014 was the warmest May on record. With a developing El Niño, 2014 could be the warmest year.