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Arctic Sea Ice Hits New December Low, Related to “Arctic Paradox” Weather Pattern

  • Published: Jan 5th, 2011

Arctic sea ice extent hit a new low for the month of December as the Arctic stayed unusually warm.

How Will We Know if 2010 Was the Warmest Year on Record?

  • Published: Dec 21st, 2010

Researchers using different techniques have arrived at a similar conclusion: 2010 was a remarkably warm year. But did it set a new record?

La NiƱa Alert: Weather Extremes Are On the Way

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2010

A new report details just how the cooling now underway in the Pacific is going to make for strange weather this winter.

The Many Eccentricities of Hurricane Season 2010 (So Far)

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2010

The Atlantic hurricane season is not quite over yet, but it has already set many new milestones.

What Role Might Climate Change Have Played in the Recent East Coast Deluge?

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2010

Heavy rains shattered records at the end of September, and climate research shows such extreme precipitation events are becoming more common.

True to Forecast, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks into High Gear

  • Published: Sep 14th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - The Atlantic Hurricane season is running above average in the number of storms, but the US has been spared a direct hit so far.

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

  • Published: Aug 27th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five years later, has the "brain drain" been plugged?

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.