Extreme rainfall projections inform plans to increase infrastructure resilience
The polar vortex struck in January, giving Chicago a brief blast of Arctic weather
Strange waves in the jet stream foretell a future full of heat waves and floods
Scientists are crafting clearer, faster ways to warn of serious damage from flooding
The droughts and deluges spurred by the events could be worse even if the El Niño cycle does not change
Seismologist and policy advisor Lucy Jones says science education needs to teach how science works more than just what it finds out.
Global warming and an urban heat island effect pose a major health challenge to the city
Wild swings from pipe-bursting cold to spring-like warmth seem to be on the rise
Extreme weather events must be factored into infrastructure upgrades, experts say
Even if ambitious climate targets are met, Himalayan glaciers could lose a third of their volume
Insects like the cold-hardy emerald ash borer could see mass die-offs, but survivors could have hardier offspring
Scientific American collections editor Andrea Gawrylewski talks to managing editor Curtis Brainard about how warming in the Arctic affects us all. And glaciologist Elizabeth Case takes us out near Juneau to study and live on the shifting ice...
Extreme weather, armed conflict and mismanagement are ruining swaths of crops
The Arctic climate is shattering record after record, altering weather worldwide
Scientists have made major strides in recent years in understanding why storms rapidly intensify
Some 84,000 homes are at risk from the major storm, one analytics firm projects
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.