Blogs South

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.

Image of the Day: Tar Balls Hit the Beaches This Summer

  • Published: Jul 5th, 2012

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, tar balls and dead fish are still washing up along the Gulf coast.

Media Heats Up with Coverage of Extreme Weather

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2012

Media outlets nationwide are talking about the heat wave & severe thunderstorms. Here's some coverage we're reading.

Heat Wave Sets More All-Time Temperature Records

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2012

All-time record temperatures were set in Southeast, while millions were still without power after Friday's severe weather.

Tropical Storm Debby Floods Florida, Ends Drought

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby has dumped so much rain in Florida that the state has gone from extreme drought to extreme flooding.

Heat Wave Bakes the West and High Plains, Moves East

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Record heat in the West and High Plains is aggravating tinderbox conditions, and is moving to the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.

Three New Studies on Sea Level Rise Bring New Concerns

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Three new sea level rise studies published during the past week spell trouble for portions of the East and West Coasts.

Tropical Storm Debby Inches Toward Florida

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

Tropical storm Debby continues to lash Florida and Alabama with heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and tornadoes.