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Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

Tell Me Why: Questions Swirl Around Climate & Tornadoes

  • Published: Jan 5th, 2013

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains why questions still swirl around any connection between climate & tornadoes.

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

  • Published: Jan 4th, 2013

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.

Extreme Weather 101: Climate Change and Precipitation

Extreme Weather 101: Climate Change and Precipitation

  • Published: Dec 28th, 2012

When it rains, it pours. That’s how we may want to think about the effects of climate change on precipitation.

Extreme Weather 101: Rising Temps & Snowstorms

Extreme Weather 101: Rising Temps & Snowstorms

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2012

Scientist Jay Lawrimore & meteorologist Dan Satterfield detail how rising temps can affect the formation of snowstorms.

Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

  • Published: Dec 26th, 2012

Scientist Mike Brewer and meteorologist Dan Satterfield explain the connection between drought and a changing climate.

World Bank Ties Ending Poverty with Climate Change

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2012

A World Bank report urges action on climate change as it examines the impacts of a 7.2°F rise in global temperature.

Only Rare Cold Will Keep 2012 From Being Hottest Year

  • Published: Nov 18th, 2012

While it's still technically possible that 2012 won't end up as the warmest year on record for the U.S., but it's not likely.

Post Sandy, Wetlands Could Help Shore Up NYC’s Defense

  • Published: Nov 12th, 2012

New York City's shoreline could help be protected by wetlands, but only if there are enough of them.