The Bizarre Weather Science Behind Greenland’s Record Melting
By Maddie Stone | Aug 7, 2019
Natural cycles can make Greenland more prone to melting. Climate change is tipping the scales.
At Work Again in European Heat Wave: Climate Change’s Influence
By Henry Fountain | Aug 2, 2019
Climate change made the stifling heat that enveloped parts of Europe last week much more likely and hotter, researchers said Friday.
Climate Change Fills Storms With More Rain, Analysis Shows
By Kendra Pierre-Louis | Jul 11, 2019
When a tropical storm is approaching, its intensity or wind speed often gets the bulk of the attention.
California’s Wildfires Are 500 Percent Larger Due to Climate Change
By Robinson Meyer | Jul 16, 2019
"Each degree of warming causes way more fire than the previous degree of warming did. And that’s a really big deal."
Russia's permafrost is melting and it could have a devastating global effect
By Emma Charlton | Jul 16, 2019
An environmental vicious circle is taking hold in Russia and other parts of the Arctic as permafrost – the frozen ground beneath a quarter of the Northern Hemisphere and almost 20% of Earth’s landmass – thaws.
By 2050, many U.S. cities will have weather like they’ve never seen
By Stephen Leahy | Jul 10, 2019
New York, San Francisco, and Washington are among the 17 U.S. cities that will soon face unprecedented weather.
Washington Floods Expose a Double Threat: Old Drains and Climate Change
By Christopher Flavelle | Jul 9, 2019
When almost a month’s worth of rain deluged this city on Monday morning, turning streets into rivers and basements into wading pools, it showed just how vulnerable cities with aging water systems can be in the era of climate change.
June was hottest ever recorded on Earth, European satellite agency announces
By Conrad Duncan | Jul 2, 2019
Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, the EU‘s satellite agency has announced.
How climate change is making hurricanes more dangerous
By Jeff Berardelli | Jul 8, 2019
Stronger wind speeds, more rain, and worsened storm surge add up to more potential destruction.
Restoring forests may be one of our most powerful weapons in fighting climate change
By Umair Irfan | Jul 5, 2019
Adding 2.2 billion acres of tree cover would capture two-thirds of man-made carbon emissions, a new study found.