Old Weather is Shedding New Light on Climate

  • Published: Feb 4th, 2011

Using an immense collection of historical weather data, researchers have modeled weather around the globe going as far back as 1871.

Deadly Floods in Pakistan Were “Predictable,” Study Says

  • Published: Feb 3rd, 2011

A new study shows the devastating Pakistan floods could have been anticipated if a forecasting network had been in place.

Can We Trust Climate Models? Increasingly, The Answer is ‘Yes’

  • Published: Jan 31st, 2011

Scientists are becoming more adept at projecting climate conditions using advances in computer modeling techniques.

It’s Official: 2010 in a Statistical Tie for Warmest Year On Record

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2011

Both NOAA and NASA reported today that 2010 tied with 2005 for the title of warmest year on record.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits New December Low, Related to “Arctic Paradox” Weather Pattern

  • Published: Jan 5th, 2011

Arctic sea ice extent hit a new low for the month of December as the Arctic stayed unusually warm.

How Will We Know if 2010 Was the Warmest Year on Record?

  • Published: Dec 21st, 2010

Researchers using different techniques have arrived at a similar conclusion: 2010 was a remarkably warm year. But did it set a new record?

Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2010

Arctic warming and loss of sea ice may be helping to drive cold air southward, into the US and Europe, according to recent studies.

Hurricane Round-up 2010

Hurricane Round-up 2010

  • Published: Nov 30th, 2010

November 30th marked the official end of the 2010 hurricane season, here are some pictures from this year's storms.