While the west coast endures a long stretch of brutal dry weather, some see hope because the southwest is being inundated with rain.
Climate change has brought us megafires, but the growing El Niño condition can help us predict where they are most likely to ignite this year.
The past 12 months, ending in April, were the warmest such stretch on record, going back 136 years. Continue reading →
So far, 2015 has been the warmest year on record, going back more than 100 years. Continue reading →
The long-anticipated El Niño has finally arrived, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. Continue reading →
El Niño is back, scientists say. So get set for some freaky stuff to happen around the world this summer and fall.
Even a weak El Nino could hike global temperatures to record levels this year and into 2015.
A trend in El Nino events might explain a recent slow down in rising global temperatures -- and that trend is about to shift toward sharper warming, say scientists. Continue reading →
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