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.

What Is The Difference Between Global Warming and Climate Change?

What Is The Difference Between Global Warming and Climate Change?

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2009

The phrases "global warming" and "climate change" are technically different, but the way most people use them - including lots of climate scientists - they mean pretty much the same thing.

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.

Minneapolis: August Days over 90 Degrees

Minneapolis: August Days over 90 Degrees

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009

Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit

Philadelphia: August Days over 90 Degrees

Philadelphia: August Days over 90 Degrees

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009

Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit

New York: August Days over 90 Degrees

New York: August Days over 90 Degrees

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2009

Present vs. projected August days over 90 degrees Fahrenheit