This blog appears in the In-Depth Report Science at the Sochi Olympics Climate change poses a well-documented threat to ecosystems and human populations worldwide.
Moving continents have drastically changed Earth's climate—and are still doing so today
An executive order calling for more preparedness and better forecasting for space weather is creating a buzz about electromagnetic storms. What are they?
Information graphics demystify Earth’s most powerful storms
La combinación ideal de alta temperatura océanica, humedad en aumento y vientos predominantes lentos creó la bestia que está batiendo récords.
The probability of extreme winter floods appears to have increased by 25 percent compared with pre-industrial levels
More than 15 inches of rain in one day was aided by a warmer atmosphere that can hold more moisture
Intense flooding, and excessive dry spells, have arisen in the past 30 years, making farming harder than ever
Marine life seems to create a reflective sunshade above the Southern Ocean
Isolated in a giant thermal vacuum chamber, NASA’s $8.6 billion next-generation observatory is riding out the worst of Hurricane Harvey
Can a small Kansas town leveled by a twister revive its fortunes by becoming an energy-efficient, eco-conscious community?
A recurrence of the 1859 solar superstorm would be a cosmic Katrina, causing billions of dollars of damage to satellites, power grids and radio communications
What causes the sky near Earth’s poles to light up with swirling, colorful light? In this episode of the Countdown, we explore the physics behind auroras and more.
David Quammen, according to his website is ”an author and journalist whose twelve books include The Song of the Dodo, The Reluctant Mr.
Back in April 2013, The Weather Channel announced it was unveiling several new very short series of cross-platform videos on topics that diverge from the weather.
Interactive Climate Graphic Highlights Alarming Trends in Warming U.S. Winters
It's beginning to look a lot like flash flood season everywhere we go! Catch up on the news and find out how to survive right here.
The turning blades can actually help spark lightning strikes, potentially incapacitating wind turbines
The third U.S. climate assessment note global warming's disruptions have hit the country, with more severe weather and economic impacts
The ideal combination of high ocean temperature, soaring humidity and slow prevailing winds created the record-breaking beast