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Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise

Extreme Weather 101: Heat Spikes On the Rise

  • Published: Dec 25th, 2012

In our Extreme Weather 101 video, scientists explain how heat spikes are likely to become more common.

Watch 131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

An amazing 26-second animation depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1880.

Sea Level in the Year 3000: Why We Should Care

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

A new study published Tuesday that talks about sea level rise in the year 3000 is important for a variety of reasons.

Image of the Day: Trippy View of Hot Time in the City

  • Published: Sep 7th, 2012

As cities heat up roughly twice as fast as the rest of the planet, there are things communities can do to combat it.

Global Warming Good for Biodiversity? Only at a Big Cost

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New study says there's more biodiversity in a warmer world, but only after wiping out many existing species.

Extreme Weather Can’t ‘Surprise’ Insurance Companies

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Severe weather has been clobbering insurance companies, and the headlines just keep coming.

Image of the Day: Lingering Night-Shining Clouds

  • Published: Sep 1st, 2012

These night-shining clouds made of tiny ice particles are so high up they're still illuminated by the Sun long after sunset.

Isaac Fades, but Odds of Hurricane Disaster Loom

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2012

Isaac was no Katrina, and Leslie and Kirk pose no threat, but that doesn’t mean we should stop worrying about hurricanes.