Pollution and the urban heat island effect may cause slightly more thunder and lightning than rural areas get. Continue reading →
Is all the snow this year proof that climate scientists have it wrong, and the Earth actually is cooling? In a word: no. Continue reading →
Cold nights are on the decline in cities across the country. Explore our latest interactive to see what this warming will look like for you.
Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, has an aggressive plan to combat the urban heat island effect. Continue reading →
While the Blizzard of '15 didn't turn out to be quite the snowpocalyse that was forecast, it still hit parts of the Northeast pretty hard. What makes a winter storm like this so intense? Continue reading →
As the climate changes, extreme snowfalls may become a bigger proportion of all snowstorms.
Melting glaciers pose another threat beyond sea level rise. They will dump massive amounts of organic carbon into the world's oceans, altering ecosystems.
A resort town in Argentina was engulfed by nearby lake, only to reemerge. Continue reading →
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