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Global Warming May Worsen Effects of El Niño, La Niña Events

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2011

A new study on El Niño and La Niña doesn't bode well - and you don't have to know what those terms mean to understand why.

Offshore Wind Energy Potential Boosted During Heat Wave, Data Shows

  • Published: Jul 29th, 2011

The July heat wave brought record electricity demand and steady, high winds at the site of a future wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod.

Updated Statistics Show the “Normal” US Climate is Getting Warmer

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2011

What used to be an unusually warm day isn't so abnormal anymore, according to newly updated national climate averages.

In Tennessee, Heat Waves Diminish Nuclear Power Output

  • Published: Apr 10th, 2011

With heat waves on the rise, last summer's nuclear slowdown in Tennessee may be a sign of things to come.

NOAA Scientists Find No Clear Human Connection to Deadly 2010 Russian Heat Wave, But…

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2011

A new study finds that primarily natural causes led to last summer's soaring temperatures in Russia, but similar events are becoming more likely.

It’s Official: 2010 in a Statistical Tie for Warmest Year On Record

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2011

Both NOAA and NASA reported today that 2010 tied with 2005 for the title of warmest year on record.

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.