More violent and frequent storms, once merely a prediction of climate models, are now a matter of observation. Part 1 of a three-part series
How rising temperatures change weather and produce fiercer, more frequent storms. Second of a three-part series
Adapting to extreme weather calls for a combination of restoring wetland and building drains and sewers that can handle the water. But leaders and the public are slow to catch on. Final part of a three-part series...
Weather or Not?: Last Winter's Record Snow Driven by Short-Term Meteorologic Patterns, Not Long-Term Climate Change
A new study helps to explain how extraordinary snowfalls occur despite global warming
Are Greenhouse Gases Upping the Risks of Flooding, Too?
Climate change caused by rising concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is causing more extreme rainfall and snowfall--and floods
The Green Apple: How Can Cities Adapt to Climate Change?
New York City--and other major metropolises around the globe--face an epic challenge in coping with the impacts of global warming
Ozone Hole May Have Caused Australian Floods
The massive hole in the atmosphere above Antarctica is altering rainfall patterns in the Southern Hemisphere
NOAA Makes It Official: 2011 Among Most Extreme Weather Years in History
Near the halfway point, 2011 has already seen eight weather-related disasters in the U.S. that caused more than $1 billion in damages
Cereal Killer: Climate Change Stunts Growth of Global Crop Yields
A crop-yield analysis reveals that warming temperatures have already diminished the rate of production growth for major cereal crop harvests during the past three decades