Climate Central meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky explains why cold snaps like the polar vortex happen in a warming world.
Climate Central's Senior Science Writer Andrew Freedman explains weather whiplash and what is has to do the the Polar Vortex.
Senior science writer Andrew Freedman talks to Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour about the science behind the polar vortex.
Climate Central's chief climatologist Heidi Cullen testified before the Senate committee on Environment and Public Works on the facts and impacts of climate change.
On April 19th, 2012, Climate Central's Ben Strauss testified before the Senate committee on Energy and Natural Resources on the impact of sea level rise.
This NOAA animation shows the locations of each of the 7,793 daytime and 7,493 nighttime records (or tied records) in sequence over the 31 days in March.
An amazing 26-second video depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1880.
As Dr. Heidi Cullen reports, the suffocating heat comes on the heels of the government's release of the new climate "normals". Every 10 years, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration calculate the 30-year averages for temperature and precipitation from thousands of U.S. locations.