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Winter is Coming: Texas, Midwest Bracing for Cold

  • Published: May 1st, 2013

A powerful cold front is ushering in record-breaking cold and snow from Colorado to Texas, and the Midwest.

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.

Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

Extreme Weather 101: Drought & Our Changing Climate

  • Published: Dec 26th, 2012

Scientist Mike Brewer and meteorologist Dan Satterfield explain the connection between drought and a changing climate.

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.

Scientists Eat Crow on Geoengineering Test. Me, Too

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

A rogue individual conducting his or her own geoengineering experiment was thought unlikely. Until it happened recently.

Image of the Day: Fish Sticks! A One-Two Climate Punch

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2012

For Alaska pollock, the white fish primarily used in fish-sticks, climate change is a one-two punch.

Image of the Day: Drought Forces Cows to Moo-ve East

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Ranchers out West are being forced to move their cattle eastward in order to escape extreme drought conditions.