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When Weather and Climate Gets Cloudy

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011

A Wall Street Journal editorial has muddied the science of weather extremes and climate change.

Weekly Climate Science Roundup: Feb. 15 to 21

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011

Summaries of the previous week's most noteworthy climate science papers.

La Niña Beginning to Wane, Forecast Center Says

  • Published: Feb 17th, 2011

La Niña conditions may be gone by early summer, according to the latest forecasts.

The Year the Arctic Shifted South

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

This winter has featured unusually cold and snowy conditions in the Lower-48 states, with much milder than average conditions in the Arctic.

It Was a Toasty, Stormy October

  • Published: Nov 10th, 2010

October 2010 was the 11th warmest such month on record in the U.S., and it was marked by a rare, potent storm system.

Historical Perspective on the Russian Heat Wave of 2010

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010

The Russian heat wave of 2010 contributed to the deaths of as many as 15,000 people. But just how unusual was the heat?

Eyeing Super Typhoon Megi

  • Published: Oct 18th, 2010

Stunning satellite image captures the wrath of Super Typhoon Megi as it strikes the Philippines.

What Do Americans Really Think About Climate Change?

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2010

New polling reveals Americans' low climate literacy, meanwhile the U.N. IPCC announces a series of reforms, and tiny Hurricane Paula hits Cuba.