News Climate

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.

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.

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.

Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Poses Greater Climate Threat than Today’s, Study Finds

  • Published: Sep 10th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - What would happen to the climate if we stopped building carbon dioxide-emitting devices, but existing ones lived out their typical lives?

Making a Market for Pollution

  • Published: Sep 7th, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - What does it take to trade in a commodity that cannot be seen or touched - and isn't even a commodity in the U.S.?