Africa's climate may leave its people vulnerable to harsh weather conditions like droughts and floods if the problem is not mitigated.
The amount of the earth's ocean surface covered by sea ice has been continually observed by satellites and its extent estimated since 1978. The trend has been for shrinking sea ice in the Arctic and, more
We've been stuck in cool, La Nina state for most of the past decade.
With each monsoon season India waits with bated breath for forecasts from the India Meteorological Department and other international forecasting agencies. This year's forecast suggested a weakened monsoon
We wait in anticipation of droughts and floods when El Nino and La Nina are forecast but what are these climatic events? The simplest way to understand El Nino and La Nina is through the sloshing around
A slacking of prevailing winds and the resulting slosh of warm water across the Pacific Basin has continued to raise ocean surface temperatures. Now just about every climate model is predicting an El Nino this year, but what exactly does that mean?
The IPCC's latest climate change report has made it clear that global temperature rises will be the cause of more extreme weather events around the world. Indeed, weather disasters increasingly provoke
The latest climate forecast calls for clearer skies. Here's why that is terrible news.
Two papers released last week in the journal Nature Geoscience provide evidence that warming and melt in West Antarctica are occurring at levels that are highly unusual compared to natural variability
There are no experts." This was my biggest take-away message from the inaugural National Adaptation Forum, held in Denver recently. Although it was my second major climate change adaptation conference in three weeks, I wasn't sure what to expect. In Europe, there's no need to whisper the words "climate change" in large gatherings for fear
The UN's climate change chief, Rajendra Pachauri, has acknowledged a 17-year pause in global temperature rises, confirmed recently by Britain's Met Office, but said it would need to last '30 to 40 years
Is that just math you do as a skeptic to make yourself feel better?
Australia is baking in record-breaking heat, threatening to unleash the worst firestorms since 2009
Stephen Flynn says the U.S. needs to do much more to prepare its infrastructure and emergency response for fierce storms