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A Record Lack of Rain in Drought-Stricken Nebraska

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2012

As far as drought-stricken states go, Nebraska is at the top, having seen its driest July-to-Sept. period on record.

Climate Extremes Index on Rise, As Climate Attitudes Shift

  • Published: Oct 9th, 2012

Citing record heat & drought, NOAA said the U.S. has experienced its most extreme weather on record so far in 2012.

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.

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.

Summer of 2012 Is Hottest on Record For Many in U.S.

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

New data shows that the summer of 2012 was one of the hottest on record in many places across the U.S.

Image of the Day: Super Smart Car, a Breath of Fresh Air

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2012

Airpods are vehicles producing zero pollution and zip around at 40 mph through the magic of compressed air.

Image of the Day: Most Bizarre Fish You’ve Ever Seen?

  • Published: Aug 11th, 2012

Many Pacific Ocean areas may become uninhabitable due to sea level rise, coastal inundation and shifting rainfall.