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Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

Arctic warming and loss of sea ice may be helping to drive cold air southward, into the US and Europe, according to recent studies.

Warmest November on Record, NASA Data Shows

NASA data shows that November was the warmest such month on record globally, with 2010 flirting with the title of warmest year.

Will Clouds Keep a Lid on Climate Change?

A new study suggests that clouds will act to increase global temperatures, rather than offsetting global warming.

Ocean Acidification Process

About half of all the CO2 that has been pumped into the atmosphere since the beginning of the industrial era, 250 years ago, has been absorbed…

More Evidence Accumulates of Record Greenhouse Gases and Warming Temperatures

Three new studies provide evidence of a warming climate.

Got A Computer? Do Some Climate Science

By getting the public to join their modeling efforts, researchers hope to overcome future climate and weather uncertainty.

October 2010 Ranks 8th Warmest, NOAA Reports

October 2010 ranked eighth warmest since instrumental records began in 1880, as La Niña began cooling things off, possibly preventing a recor…

Global Warming’s Potential Impact on Wind Energy

Rising global temperatures may diminish the amount of energy available from wind, a new study says.

Natural Disasters with Costly Consequences

A new report from the UN and World Bank suggests preparedness could significantly reduce the toll from natural disasters in a warming world.…

It Was a Toasty, Stormy October

October 2010 was the 11th warmest such month on record in the U.S., and it was marked by a rare, potent storm system.

A 60-Year Glimpse At Local Climate Change Effects

In an Oregon Mountain region, a change in plant populations marks the warming of local temperatures.

Scientist to Retrieve Detailed Photos of Greenland’s 2010 Record Ice Melt

Arctic researcher Jason Box is going to great lengths to recover on-the-ground images of the extraordinary loss of ice from the Petermann Glac…

Wildfire Predictions for the Next Century

A new study predicts that warmer global temperatures will lead to more wildfires.

Southeast Rainfall More Variable as Climate Warms

A new study finds links between global climate change and increased summertime rainfall variability in the Southeast.

The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: Summer Temperatures

The average temperature in Moscow during June, July and August 2010 was significantly hotter than any year since 1950.

How Do We Know: Proof in the Pixels

Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to Dr. John Townshend about his current research which tracks rainforest deforestation.

Arctic Sea Ice Loss Linked to Severe U.S. Winters

The "2010 Arctic Report Card" details emerging evidence that a rapidly warming Arctic is altering weather patterns throughout the Northern Hem…

La Niña Alert: Weather Extremes Are On the Way

A new report details just how the cooling now underway in the Pacific is going to make for strange weather this winter.

Drought and Climate in the American West

Lake Mead is at a record low level, a stark symbol of increased water demand and a stubborn drought in the West. Will conditions persist and…

What Do Americans Really Think About Climate Change?

New polling reveals Americans' low climate literacy, meanwhile the U.N. IPCC announces a series of reforms, and tiny Hurricane Paula hits Cuba…