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Do tornadoes follow well-worn tracks? Where do the deadliest twisters hit? Will climate change make such storms worse?
The ability of clouds to help cool the Earth appears to have been over-estimated, say researchers.
Almost £250bn worth of housing in capital at risk as flood defence budget cuts threaten homes and insurance policies across UK
Prof James Hansen warns public not to be fooled by 'diversionary tactic' from deniers
A dozen universities are collaborating on a sort of extreme winemaking project: How cold a climate can a grape survive and still make good wine?
Snow cover across the Rockies has been shrinking since 1980. This meltwater accounts for 80 percent of the annual water supply for more than 70 million people in the U.S.
This has major implications for agriculture, as well as every other water use.
These delicate and stunning creatures are offering Smithsonian scientists a warning sign for the world's waters turning more acidic
The photography of these strange and wonderful creatures is amazing.
Australia has launched a bid to stop the commercial use of a controversial ''geo-engineering'' technique that involves dumping iron into the ocean to counter the effects of man-made climate change.
Foremost reason: civilization built on fossil fuels
By the end of the century, ocean levels could rise by 2 or 3 feet. That's enough to flood the colonists' first settlement at Jamestown, Va.
Melting ice in Greenland may have helped to shift the location of the North Pole.
The shift is small but meaningful
When 16th and 17th century European explorers sailed west in pursuit of a trade route to Asia, their search for a Northwest Passage was foiled by Arctic ice.
Political destabilization is one of the things climate watchers have warned about - there'll be lots of jockeying for position.
On the Ailinglaplap atoll in the Marshall Islands, trees are falling into the lagoon, roads are washing out, and school buildings are increasingly threatened by rising seas.
Climate refugees are already a reality
Forecast global temperature rise of 4C a calamity for large swaths of planet even if predicted extremes are not reached
Evidence is growing that the nation's food supply is being threatened as climate change causes adverse ripple effects for the things we drink and eat, according to NBC News.
Studies show there's another ice reserve to worry about besides the vast Greenland & Antarctic ice sheets.
Exploiting oil and gas trapped in tar sands and shale threatens to make climate change 'unsolvable' said James Hansen, the former NASA scientist who raised concerns about global warming in the 1980s.
A REVIEW of thousands of studies published over 21 years found "overwhelming" and growing consensus among scientists that humans are mostly to blame for global warming, its authors said today.
The consensus has been overwhelming for quite a while, though you wouldn't know it by watching our governments.
The iconic Arctic mammals' limited immune system may put them at particular risk if new pathogens spread northwards as the world warms
These beautiful creatures deserve better
Climate scientist Ralph Keeling has followed in the footsteps of his father, who pioneered the measurement of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Good interview with the son of an early and influential climate scientist.
Tensions are running high in an Alaskan village immediately threatened by climate change
Climate refugees aren't something way off in the future. They are already among us.
A warming climate is melting the glaciers of Mount Everest, shrinking the frozen cloak of Earth’s highest peak by 13% in the last 50 years, researchers have found.
Climate change is a fundamentally unfair phenomenon. For one thing, the countries that have contributed most to atmospheric build-ups of CO2 won’t bear the brunt of the consequences.
The power of graphics
Humans aren't the only species facing an uncertain future in South Florida should current sea level rise predictions prove accurate. Migratory and resident
Superstorm Sandy barely laid a glove on Smith Island last fall, to hear residents tell it.
The islanders are losing their home to climate change