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Global Warming Upped Heat Driving California’s Drought

Climate change turned up the heat on California's drought, heat that could be a fixture by the 2030s.

Climate Change a ‘Contributing Factor’ in Syrian Conflict

Climate change upped the odds of drought in Syria that directly preceded civil unrest and the rise of ISIS.

Climate Adaptation Experts Help Prepare for Disaster

As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.

Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

NASA Satellites Show Rain In Detail Like Never Before

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

How Sahara Dust Sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

New satellite data shows how Sahara dust in the wind makes it to the Amazon, ensuring its survival.

For the West, A Winter That Has Felt More Like Spring

While cold reigns in the East, the West is unseasonably warm and suffering a serious lack of snow.

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?

California Water Becomes Scarce and Energy Hungry

Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.

Climate Talks Draw Praise, Herald Hard Slog Ahead

Climate negotiations held in Geneva this week were civil, but it's unclear whether they were helpful.

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.

New Global Warming Goal Is Goal of Talks

U.N. climate negotiators are searching for a new target — something to complement the 2°C goal.

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.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Warmer Seas Linked To East Coast Hurricane Outbreaks

A study of 2,000 years of Atlantic hurricanes revealed links between storms and warming seas.

How Warming May Alter Critical ‘Atmospheric Rivers’

An atmospheric river is dumping rain on California, but how will these storms be impacted by warming?

Winter Is Losing Its Cool

Cold nights are on the decline. Explore our latest interactive to see what this warming would feel like for you.

What If Sandy’s Surge Swamped Washington, D.C.?

If Sandy's 9 feet of storm surge hit Washington, D.C., the Metro would fair better than NYC's subways.

Farming Now Worse For Climate Than Deforestation

Farming is now the leading source of land-based greenhouse gas pollution as deforestation has slowed.