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For Litany of U.S. Cities, 2012 Temps Are Unprecedented

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2012

Dozens of cities across the U.S. have set records for the warmest year so far, according to a new NOAA report.

Weather Extremes Widespread over Memorial Day Holiday

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

From record heat to a powerful tropical storm, Memorial Day Weekend will long be remembered for its extreme weather.

Early Season Heat Wave for Memorial Day Weekend

  • Published: May 24th, 2012

Memorial Day weekend will feel more like July 4th for some, as temperatures soar into the 90s, and a hot Indy 500.

Google Fellows Seek to Fine Tune Climate Communication

  • Published: May 9th, 2012

With support from Google, DC-based World Resources Institute tackles the challenge of communicating climate science.

Heartland Institute Jumps the Shark

  • Published: May 4th, 2012

A heartless 24-hour campaign by The Heartland Institute equates climate scientists, activists with the Unabomber.

Buy an Electric Car, Keep Your Food from Spoiling

  • Published: May 4th, 2012

GE introduces new conceptual advantage to owning an electric car: use the battery to power your house during a blackout.

After Fukushima Nuclear Crisis, U.S. Flying Blind

  • Published: May 2nd, 2012

Sea level rise and storm-driven waves could overcome flood defenses of coastal nuclear plants & energy facilities.

You Want Records? Search! Interactive Temp Tracker

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2012

Explore the record March heat wave, and other record temperatures, using this Climate Central interactive map.