A heat wave in Siberia has led to a surge in wildfires, releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
After a record cold spring, all-time high temperature records were broken in Alaska as a "heat dome" took control.
One of the worst heat waves on record in Australia has led to massive dust storms and wildfires.
Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.
A World Bank report urges action on climate change as it examines the impacts of a 7.2°F rise in global temperature.
As intense as the wildfires have been this year, they provide just a glimpse of the future of the American West.
Hot and dry weather in Portugal has fed wildfires. Fires are now 'under control' on the island of Madeira.
The countdown is on. We're talking hours here. Climate Central’s first book -- Global Weirdness -- hits the stores on July 24.