News Impacts

A 25-Year-Old Prediction of Water Scarcity in the Southwest Holds True, Study Finds

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2010

Armed with modern data, a team of scientists has revisited the Cadillac Desert and found the Southwest's water woes are as bad as ever.

Feds Understate the Cost of Climate Disruption, Critics Contend

  • Published: Nov 16th, 2010

The total cost of climate change seems impossible to pin down, given the uncertainties. But climate researchers and economists are chasing after that sum.

Scientist to Retrieve Detailed Photos of Greenland’s 2010 Record Ice Melt

  • Published: Nov 4th, 2010

Arctic researcher Jason Box is going to great lengths to recover on-the-ground images of the extraordinary loss of ice from the Petermann Glacier.

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.

Climate Clippings: Storm Barriers, Wind Potential and King Coal’s Stumble

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2010

A test of Rotterdam's defenses, a new look at U.S. offshore wind potential, and King Coal takes a tumble.

Arctic Sea Ice Looks to be the Third Lowest on Record in 2010

  • Published: Sep 15th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its minimum extent on Sept. 10, the third lowest on record.

Group Finds Health Savings in Emissions Cuts

  • Published: Sep 14th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - Your doctor would approve: €30.5 billion extra in avoided health care costs if Europe shifts emissions reduction target to 30 percent by 2020, according to a new analysis

Icelandic Volcano Chills Travel Plans…But What About the Climate?

  • Published: Apr 15th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - What the volcanic eruption in Iceland might mean for the climate.