Blogs Oceans & Coasts

Monster Storm Lashing Outer Reaches of Alaska

  • Published: Jan 16th, 2013

A massive storm, roughly equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane, is lashing the western Aleutian Islands in Alaska.

Tell Me Why: Climate Science Is So Important

Tell Me Why: Climate Science Is So Important

  • Published: Jan 6th, 2013

Scientist Jeff Privette explains how what's seen from the sky can tell us a lot about our climate on Earth.

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.

Climate Science Community Loses Giant in Jerry Mahlman

  • Published: Dec 12th, 2012

The climate science community lost a true giant with the recent death of Jerry Mahlman.

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.

Will Sandy Be the Climate Change Wakeup Call We Need?

  • Published: Nov 2nd, 2012

Global warming almost certainly made Hurricane Sandy worse than it would otherwise have been.