2011 was no ordinary year as Mother Nature slammed Americans with one deadly weather event after another.
As temperatures warm and animals hosting infectious diseases take on a wider range, many factors come into play complicating predictions on what to expect
The newly discovered virus Hendra has roared fully into life with more outbreaks in 2011 than in the 16 previous years.
Rising temperatures and gene mutations have given apparently unflagging legs to the current cholera epidemic. But researchers are finding ways to fight back.
The worst nuclear disaster in history has faded from many peoples' memories — but in Ukraine, where it all happened, its devastating effects are still unfolding.
Pollen season is lengthening in proportion to warming observed in North America: An extra two weeks, on average, across Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Minnesota.
DAILY CLIMATE - Your doctor would approve: €30.5 billion extra in avoided health care costs if Europe shifts emissions reduction target to 30 percent by 2020, according to a new analysis