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Image of the Day: Weird Weather Worries Organizers

  • Published: Jul 27th, 2012

A summer full of bizarre weather in the UK, with torrential rain and now scorching sun, has created hurdles for the Olympics.

Stephen Colbert Warns of Drought’s “Arid Hellscape”

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

On his Comedy Central show, Stephen Colbert tackled the massive U.S. drought and its impacts on agriculture.

Countdown to July 24 Release of ‘Global Weirdness’

  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

The countdown is on. We're talking hours here. Climate Central’s first book -- Global Weirdness -- hits the stores on July 24.

Record Summer Temperatures, By The Numbers

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2012

So many records have been broken or tied so far this summer that it can be difficult to make sense of it all. We keep track so you don't have to.

Snapshot of the Drought’s Impact Across the Country

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2012

You want some context to the drought's impact? Here's a quick snapshot of some of the coverage around the country.

Image of the Day: Storms Soar Over the Sweltering City

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2012

Record high temperatures fueled severe thunderstorms across the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, including in NYC.

Heat and Drought Pose Risks for Nuclear Power Plants

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2012

Nuclear power plants face an emerging threat from climate change because of temperature restrictions.

Explaining Explosion of Daily Record Highs Easy as Pie

  • Published: Jul 16th, 2012

As the climate has warmed, there has been a growing imbalance between record daily high temps and record daily lows.