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A Tale of Two Coasts

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

Climate in Context: West Antarctic Melting, Flying Over Hurricane Earl

New clues emerge about Antarctica's role in sea level rise; NASA investigates Hurricane Earl.

A Tale of Two Coasts: The East Roasts While the West Shivers

During June and July, record heat gripped the eastern U.S., while cities along the West Coast from San Diego to Seattle shivered.

Climate in Context: Review Panel Calls for IPCC Fixes; Hurricane Earl Strengthens

Review finds IPCC's climate science reports are sound, but calls for numerous changes to the organization; Hurricane Earl strengthens, is pois…

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five y…

Communities and Climate Adaptation in a Post-Katrina World: Are We Prepared?

Of all the lessons and reminders that have followed Hurricane Katrina, the need for better natural disaster preparation is the most obvious.…

Climate in Context: August 24, 2010

La Nina to stick around a while; study finds no clear link between climate change and disaster losses; hurricane season heats up.

Pushing the Envelope of Climate Science ‘Attribution Studies’

In the wake of a wild summer, climate scientists are seeking to improve their understanding of links between climate change and extreme weathe…

Climate in Context: August 19, 2010

Antarctic sea ice may decline by end of century; floods in Pakistan continue; and a new version of a popular climate model is unveiled.

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.

Why Can’t Scientists Say the Recent Extreme Weather Events Are ‘Proof’ of Climate Change?

The extreme weather events we are seeing today, such as flooding in Pakistan and the Russian heat wave, are theoretically possible with or wit…

A Colorful Climate-Hurricane Link

New study suggests that a climate change-related decline in phytoplankton populations could reduce the risk of hurricanes.

TWC’s Stu Ostro Talks Weather-Climate Links

An interview with Stu Ostro, senior meteorologist for The Weather Channel.

Scientist Explores Links Between Extreme Weather and Climate Change

In an interview, Dr. Peter Stott of the UK Met Office explains the complicated relationship between climate change and extreme weather events.…

Countries That Set New Record Highs in 2010

More countries have set new record high temperatures in 2010 than during any other year since instrumental records began.

Heat Records Broken in 17 Countries So Far This Year

More countries have set new record high temperatures this year than during any other year since instrumental records began.

Honeycombs in the Sky: Marine Clouds and Climate Change

A new study reveals the intricate dynamics of certain cloud formations, which may help improve climate forecasts.

Connecting the Dots Between Russian Heat Wave and Asian Floods

The epic Russian heat wave, deadly flooding in Pakistan, and climate change may be related, but exactly how is unclear.

Unique View of Russian Wildfires

New satellite image depicts the scope of impacts from Russian wildfires, which are associated with a record-breaking heat wave gripping large…

This Just In: The Earth is Warming!

What's important about a new report titled 'State of the Climate in 2009,' is that it shows exactly how the planet is warming.

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Hotter Years, More Fires The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.

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