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Adapting to New Normals: The Heat’s On Watch Video

Adapting to New Normals: The Heat’s On

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.

ClimateCenter: Summer Forecast 2011 Watch Video

ClimateCenter: Summer Forecast 2011

This year's Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be busier than usual and the 2011 summer forecast calls for some extreme weather. Heidi Cullen makes the climate connection.

Wildfires Out West Watch Video Science Behind the Story

Wildfires Out West

In different parts of the American West, climate influences wildfires in unexpected ways.

M.V. Ramana on Safety at Nuclear Power Plants Watch Video

M.V. Ramana on Safety at Nuclear Power Plants

Engineers who design nuclear plants can plan a worst case scenario, but this may not be enough to prevent all accidents.

ClimateCenter: Spring Outlook Watch Video

ClimateCenter: Spring Outlook

With what feels like an especially long winter coming to an end, Dr. Heidi Cullen gives a climate outlook for spring 2011.

ClimateCenter: The New Normals Watch Video

ClimateCenter: The New Normals

What we’ve known as “normals” for our climate during the past decade will very likely change soon.

ClimateCenter: La Niña Update Watch Video

ClimateCenter: La Niña Update

The currents around the equator in the Pacific Ocean are cooler than average this year, which means we are experiencing the phenomenon known as La Niña. This can bring good weather conditions, or poor ones, depending on where you live and your point of view. Dr. Heidi Cullen explains.

Adapting Miami to Climate Change Watch Video

Adapting Miami to Climate Change

Some in Florida who lived through Katrina now are preparing for climate change-related disasters they fear could be more damaging than a hurricane.