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.

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

  • Published: Aug 27th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five years later, has the "brain drain" been plugged?

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.

Why Can’t Scientists Say the Recent Extreme Weather Events Are ‘Proof’ of Climate Change?

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2010

The extreme weather events we are seeing today, such as flooding in Pakistan and the Russian heat wave, are theoretically possible with or without climate change. But climate change greatly increases the odds that extreme events will occur.

Detecting Tornadoes

Detecting Tornadoes

  • Published: May 12th, 2010

Doppler radar is a powerful tool for scientists to spot the formation and path of tornadoes.

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2009

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly responsible.