News Oceans & Coasts

Tidal Energy Tests the Waters

  • Published: Dec 6th, 2010

Tidal power is garnering increasing attention as a niche supplier of renewable alternative energy in several coastal states.

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.

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.

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.

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?