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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.

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.

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.

In San Francisco Bay, A Question Whether to Build or Retreat

  • Published: Sep 21st, 2010

A California project foreshadows hard choices for coastal cities weighing benefits and costs of new development.

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.

Carbon Trade or Carbon Con?

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - In the carbon market, a good deal for the environment needs to also be a good deal for the bottom line. Vouching for environmental credibility isn't easy: Who verifies the verifiers?

Selling the Blue Sky

  • Published: Sep 8th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - The market for greenhouse gas emissions is essentially a bazaar selling various types of pollution, dependent entirely on government regulations. But does it actually reduce emissions?