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GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2016

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

Atlantic Hurricane Season is Seeing More Major Storms

Atlantic Hurricane Season is Seeing More Major Storms

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2016

The U.S. has enjoyed a respite from major hurricanes but the basin as a whole is spawning more powerful storms.

Landfalling Typhoons Have Become More Intense

Landfalling Typhoons Have Become More Intense

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2016

Typhoons that make landfall in the Northwest Pacific have intensified more, and faster, than those that stay out at sea.

Aerosols May Be Masking Trend in Stronger Hurricanes

Aerosols May Be Masking Trend in Stronger Hurricanes

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2016

The increase in hurricane intensity expected as Earth warms may have been masked by the cooling effect of aerosols to date.

Abrupt Atlantic Ocean Changes May Have Been Natural

Abrupt Atlantic Ocean Changes May Have Been Natural

  • Published: May 23rd, 2016

A slowdown in Atlantic currents that worsened blizzards, floods and hurricanes may have been natural.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

  • Published: Apr 21st, 2016

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2016

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

2015 One for the Climate Record Books

2015 One for the Climate Record Books

  • Published: Mar 21st, 2016

2015 set numerous climate records, from global temperatures to carbon dioxide levels to sea level rise.