How Do Scientists Define a Heat Wave?
It seems that every summer brings record temperatures. But there's more to a heat wave than daytime highs.
How 19th Century Scientists Predicted Global Warming
Today’s headlines make climate change seem like a recent discovery. But Eunice Newton Foote and others have been piecing it together for centuries.
How Audre Lorde Weathered the Storm
When Audre Lorde wrote from St. Croix that Hurricane Hugo would not be the last natural disaster of its scale, she was pointing to human failures.
Remembering Climate Pioneer Dr. Wallace Broecker
He brought us the term "global warming," furthering our understanding of the ways in which people affect the planet's climate.
Climate Change Turns Cute Birds into Brain-Eating Zombies
European great tits kill migratory pied flycatchers over nesting sites. The warming weather is to blame.
Get Ready For More Heat Waves!
New climate model suggests next four years will be hotter than expected.
Can a Single Volcano Cool the Earth?
Even one volcano can have impacts that affect the planet. There have been eruptions that affected the temperature over the entire hemisphere.
Our Oceans Are Suffocating
The oceans can’t catch a break. To rising temperatures and acidification caused by rising CO2 emissions, add oxygen deprivation .
The Effects of El Niño You Never Hear About
El Niño is a complex series of weather patterns that arises in the Pacific, influencing weather phenomena around the world. But what's it doing to plankton?
The Economic Impact of El Niño
Looking at the economic impact of the El Nino's weather pattern across the globe.