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Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

5 reports reach similar conclusions regarding climate change and year of brutal heat waves in Australia.

Picture This: Hurricanes and Wildfires from Space

Hurricanes swirl over two oceans, California faces intense wildfires and fall makes its first appearance.

Interactive Wildfires Map Tracks the Blazes in the U.S.

Monitor wildfires currently active in the lower 48 states and Alaska with Climate Central’s interactive map.

Europe’s Forests Suffer Effects of Climate Change

New research shows that forest ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in the climate.

Picture This: Fire Clouds & A Slew of Pacific Storms

Pyrocumulus clouds over western wildfires lead this week's roundup of the best weather and climate photos.

Picture This: Eerie Wildfire, Stirring Rainbow & Sharknado!

A ghostly photo of the El Portal wildfire and a stunning rainbow lead this week's best weather images.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

Picture This: Twin Waterspouts and Amazing Aurora

In this week's Picture This, we've got an amazing aurora Vine, a typhoon's mean eye, and twin waterspouts.

Fires in NW Territories in Line with ‘Unprecedented’ Burn

The wildfires searing the Northwest Territories could be a harbinger of things to come in a warming world.

Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion

A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

2014: A Weird Weather Year in Alaska So Far

The first five months of the year in Alaska have been unusually warm, particularly in far northern Barrow.

Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

Energy Information Administration's online energy map shows infrastructure in path of extreme weather.

The Navajo Nation’s Shifting Sands of Climate Change

Few other places in the West exemplify the changes brought about by climate change more than the Navajo Nation.

Here Are 5 National Landmarks Facing Climate Threats

A new report looks at the U.S. cultural heritage sites most threatened by rising seas, wildfires, and storms.

100 Percent of California Now in Highest Stages of Drought

All of California is now in the highest stages of drought, while rains brought some relief to parts of Texas.

U.S. Climate Change Report Warns of Regional Impacts

The third National Climate Assessments makes it clear climate change is happening now in the U.S.

Western U.S. Faces Bigger, More Frequent Wildfires

The U.S. is likely to have warmer, drier winters in the West & unusually cold ones in the East & Southeast.

The Explosive Growth of California’s Drought in 1 Chart

The entire state of California is now in drought. One chart shows its expansion since 2013.

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Winter Temperature Trends Since 1970, winters in the continental U.S. have warmed by 0.61°F per decade on average.

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