A new study shows that climate change is increasing the odds of long-term drought in the Southwest.
Colors abound in this week's weather photo roundup, with a triple rainbow and glowing rains over Yosemite.
Summer's nearly over, so here's a look at how temps this year stack up against the historical record.
Coal plants are committing the Earth to billions of tons of CO2 emissions in the coming decades.
While warming is expected to reduce average snowfalls, it may have less of an impact on extreme snowfalls.
Anyone can contribute to a growing database of photos that show the state of drought across the U.S.
Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.
Old weather records are providing valuable data for scientists and fodder for stunning visualizations.
Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.
An explanation of what a Rossby wave is and how it could be messing with U.S. weather patterns.
Excess heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt and events like that have a lot teach us about climate change.
The week that was features the latest on urban heats islands, Miami's sea level woes and more.
Like New York, Miami faces the challenge of rising seas, but with a number of critical differences.
Oregon coal terminal permit denial points to uncertainty about how coal exports greenhouse gas emissions.
Drought in the West is causing the land to rise as water loss lifts a massive weight from the earth, a study shows.
Neighbors who complain about the health effects of wind farms almost always lose in court.
Since 1970, cities have been warming, and have been getting hotter far faster than adjacent rural areas.
Waves are building in the Arctic Ocean, and they could hasten sea ice's downward spiral.
July 2014 was the 4th-warmest on record globally, following world's warmest June on record.