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...
More data are supporting a once-controversial theory that the warming Arctic is making winter weather more extreme
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
And if countries do not meet the Paris climate agreement goals, the risks will be even greater
Ultra-fine aerosol particles, produced by industrial activity, are helping storms grow bigger and more intense in the Amazon basin
2017 was the U.S.’s most expensive year for climate disasters on record
A new analysis finds the two-week deep freeze had nothing to do with climate change
Storms and heavy rainfall events that cause flooding are expected to become more severe
One of these hot spots may be developing along the coast of Texas and Louisiana
A sharp kink in the jet stream is driving the storm's strong winds and precipitation
A big data analysis involving more than 1.5 million patients could find no relationship between weather and complaints to doctors about joint or back pain.
A high-profile science panel finds several severe events in 2016 could not have naturally occurred
The 155,000-acre Thomas Fire is now among the state's twenty largest wildfires
Scientists are beginning to understand whether changing cloud cover will accelerate global warming or slow it down
Dry weather and strong winds this year have left southern California primed for blazes
Scientists have evidence that El Niño boosts CO2 levels, and they are pinning down how
Ordinary storms are chipping away at coastal communities as protective sea ice disappears