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.

Get Ready for a La Nina Winter

  • Published: Sep 30th, 2010

La Nina conditions in the Pacific Ocean are likely to shape global weather patterns in the coming months. How might your region be affected?

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.

Climate in Context: Facing Off With Climate Skeptics; Arctic Ice Melting Affects Phytoplankton

  • Published: Sep 20th, 2010

The late Stephen Schneider take questions from climate skeptics; New study finds link between phytoplankton blooms and declining Arctic sea ice.

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.

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.

NEEM: Ice Cores Tell of Climate History

NEEM: Ice Cores Tell of Climate History

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2010

Dr. Jørgen Peder Steffensen explained the goals of the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling project and what the ice cores can tell us about our climate history.