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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.

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.

New (Indirect) Evidence for a Cooling Sun?

  • Published: Sep 16th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Some physicists suspect the Sun could be starting to cool off — but if so, it would only mask global warming for a while.

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.

Global Cooling is Bunk, Draft NASA Study Finds

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - Global warming has neither stopped nor slowed in the past decade, according to a draft analysis of temperature data by NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.