News Drought

Drought Intensifies and May Last Through October

  • Published: Aug 4th, 2012

Drought conditions worsened in the High Plains during the past week, while rains trimmed the edges of the drought area.

Drought Helps Dry Up Tornadoes as July Sees Record Low

  • Published: Aug 1st, 2012

While Canada saw plenty of tornadoes, the U.S. had its lowest number July twisters since high-quality records began in 1954.

Drought’s Silver Lining is Fewer Tornadoes Across U.S.

  • Published: Jul 26th, 2012

July 2012 may break a record for the least tornadoes for the month, as the drought has helped keep tornado numbers low.

Drought Tightens Its Grip on High Plains, Central States

  • Published: Jul 26th, 2012

The most severe drought conditions expanded during the past week, although the size remained about the same.

Extreme Heat Proves Relentless in Central States

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

The heat has proved relentless as areas from Nebraska to southern Illinois are still experiencing record-breaking heat.

10 Q&A Videos with Lead Author of ‘Global Weirdness’

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2012

Senior science writer Mike Lemonick and main author sat down to discuss Climate Central's first book project.

‘Global Weirdness,’ Climate Central’s Book Debut

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2012

It's here! Our easy-to-digest book on what we know about climate change, how we know it, & what's left to figure out.

Lemonick Takes On the Weather Channel: The Sequel

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2012

Mike Lemonick & The Weather Channel's Stephanie Abrams discuss Climate Central's new book, 'Global Weirdness'.