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‘Atmospheric River’ Smashes Records in Pacific Northwest

‘Atmospheric River’ Smashes Records in Pacific Northwest

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2013

A series of storms tapped into an "atmospheric river" to dump record amounts of rain in the Pacific Northwest.

Rare May Snowstorm Annihilates Records in Midwest

  • Published: May 3rd, 2013

A rare May snowstorm shattered snowfall records in three states, while bringing the threat of more flooding.

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.

2012 Year in Pictures: The Top 10 Most Striking Images

2012 Year in Pictures: The Top 10 Most Striking Images

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2012

Call it our year in pictures as 2012 may be remembered for some of these top 10 images.

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.

New York Times Op-Ed: Rising Seas, Vanishing Coastlines

  • Published: Nov 25th, 2012

In the New York Times, Climate Central's Ben Strauss says we must take two steps to protect ourselves from sea level rise.

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.

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.