When Weather and Climate Gets Cloudy

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011

A Wall Street Journal editorial has muddied the science of weather extremes and climate change.

Weekly Climate Science Roundup: Feb. 15 to 21

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011

Summaries of the previous week's most noteworthy climate science papers.

La Niña Beginning to Wane, Forecast Center Says

  • Published: Feb 17th, 2011

La Niña conditions may be gone by early summer, according to the latest forecasts.

January Was Cooler and Drier Than Average Across the US

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2011

The result of a mix of La Nina and other climate cycles, the U.S. experienced a colder and drier than average January.

The Year the Arctic Shifted South

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

This winter has featured unusually cold and snowy conditions in the Lower-48 states, with much milder than average conditions in the Arctic.

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.