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Feb 20, 2015 05:59 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution and the urban heat island effect may cause slightly more thunder and lightning than rural areas get. Continue reading →
Feb 9, 2015 04:38 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Feb 6, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Climate Central
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.
Feb 3, 2015 06:28 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, has an aggressive plan to combat the urban heat island effect. Continue reading →
Jan 27, 2015 11:33 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Jan 26, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
As the climate changes, extreme snowfalls may become a bigger proportion of all snowstorms.
Jan 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Melting glaciers pose another threat beyond sea level rise. They will dump massive amounts of organic carbon into the world's oceans, altering ecosystems.
Jan 21, 2015 04:25 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A resort town in Argentina was engulfed by nearby lake, only to reemerge. Continue reading →
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