Development and sea level rise are chipping away at the barrier islands that help shield the mainland
Compound flooding can exacerbate the impacts from storm surge and rain
The Delaware-size chunk of ice has been snagging on rises on the ocean floor
Mosquitoes want your blood for its proteins...or simply to hydrate on a hot, dry day.
Data from the long-awaited Aeolus mission will address a major gap in the global forecasting system
Rising polar temperatures may be changing summer weather patterns
Hail causes most thunderstorm-related damage and could become more common with warming
This year has seen record breaking temperatures across the globe. What is at risk in this increased heat?
Volcanic tornadoes, choking fog, “laze,” lightning, hail, waterspouts and even frost are created above hot eruptions
The idea of a perfect office temperature is something of a red herring. Ultimately, people just want to have a level of control over their environments
Some experts are calling for a cap on CO2 emissions in addition to warming limits
Storms' slowdown means more rain, and potentially more damage, for populated areas
During extreme heat waves, a species of eucalyptus copes by releasing water and taking advantage of evaporative cooling. Other trees may do the same.
The Arctic climate is shattering record after record, altering weather worldwide
If hemisphere-spanning currents are slowing, greater flooding and extreme weather could be at hand
A multifactorial analysis finds that the ignition of a flu epidemic stems from a blast of colder weather striking an otherwise warm, humid, urban environment, and driving people indoors into close quarters.
The hills of southern California, stripped bare by massive wildfires, could liquefy under relentless rains
An analysis of more than six decades of daily temperature and snowfall data linked warmer arctic temperatures to cold snaps at lower latitudes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers begin to tackle the technical obstacles to incorporate observations from space into weather models
Greater swings in dry and wet spells makes grass growth difficult, a challenge for pasturelands around the world