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1997 vs. 2015: Animation Compares El Niños Side-by-Side

A new animation compares the blockbuster 1997-98 El Niño to the strong El Niño taking shape in 2015.

2015 Summer Review

Several cities in the Western U.S. had their hottest summer on record.

Summer Sea Ice Likely to Drop to 4th Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice is nearing its annual summer minimum extent, which should be among the four lowest on record.

In Week of Cyclone Records, Kilo Could Break More

Typhoon Kilo has already broken tropical cyclone records and rivals the longest-lived storms on record.

Hurricane Kilo Crosses Dateline, Becomes Typhoon

Hurricane Kilo has become a typhoon and satellites captured its transition as it crossed the dateline.

Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

A key benefit of burning fewer fossil fuels and building renewables is cleaner air and saved lives.

Woods Placky Talks Climate Change in Alaska

Climate Central's chief meteorologist talks climate change in Alaska with Weather Underground.

‘Grey Swan’ Hurricanes Pose Future Storm Surge Threat

'Grey swan' hurricanes, those without precedent, could be more likely with global warming.

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.

Atlantic Storm Sets Records as 3 Others Span Pacific

Hurricane Fred is the easternmost Atlantic hurricane to form, as three Category 4 storms span the Pacific.

U.S. Seeks Greater Focus on Ocean Warming

The U.S. government has urged the international community to focus more on the impact of ocean warming.

Climate Change Poses Risk to Great Barrier Reef Species

Native tropical species are more likely to die out than those that can adapt by "invading" new regions.

Climate Central Analysis Featured on ‘Katrina 2065’

The Weather Channel and Climate Central show what sea level rise would mean for Katrina's storm surge in 2065.

Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Hit 27-Year Low

U.S. power plants emitted less carbon dioxide in April than at any point in the prior 27 years.

From Katrina, an ‘Amazing’ Decade of Climate Research

Katrina helped galvanize hurricane-climate change research, and 10 years later, strides have been made.

Alyson Kenward Talks ‘Danger Days’ on WVM Radio

Alyson Kenward talks danger days in Charleston, W.Va. on West Virginia Morning radio.

10 Years Later: Was Warming to Blame for Katrina?

The role climate change may have played in Hurricane Katrina is a difficult question to answer, even 10 years later.

Tropical Storm Erika Could Hit Florida By Monday

There's still some uncertainty, but Tropical Storm Erika could strengthen and possibly make landfall in Florida.

Katrina: Lasting Climate Lessons for a Sinking City

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is dealing with sinking land as sea levels rise.

Wildfires Are Ruining the National Park Service’s Birthday

Wildfires are making it hard to enjoy the scenic vistas National Parks are famous for.

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CO2 Storage Areas The United States has many areas where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage

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