Why frigid air, normally bottled up at the North Pole, sometimes pours down as far south as Florida
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.
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.
Reducing water consumption from power plants is a worthy conservation strategy, but the cost may outweigh the benefits compared with alternatives like desalinating saltwater
If hemisphere-spanning currents are slowing, greater flooding and extreme weather could be at hand