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Jan 30, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
NASA's next Earth-observing satellite is scheduled to launch Saturday (Jan. 31), and it could vastly improve the way scientists monitor droughts around the world.
Jan 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
Thunderstorms allow ozone, a potent greenhouse gas, to trickle down from the stratosphere, new research finds. And severe storms are likely to increase as the planet warms.
Jan 28, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
Why the nor'easter forecast was off for New York and what we can learn from that for the future.
Jan 27, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A powerful nor'easter brought several feet of snow and blizzard conditions to parts of the Northeast this week. See pics of the storm from social media.
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 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Winter Storm Juno is expected to dump up to three feet of snow in parts of the northeast.
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 26, 2015 10:50 AM ET // Tim Wall
Nor'easters, or northeasters, live up to their names. They affect the northeast coast of North America from Virginia to Canada, and the storms' rotation causes the leading winds to blow from the northeast.
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