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Mar 25, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Earlier this month, "monster" cyclone Pam battered the islands of Vanuatu for almost 24 hours.
Mar 23, 2015 04:52 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Official reports of deaths due to winter storms are misleadingly low, according to a study by two University of Georgia scientists. Continue reading →
Mar 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Up to 90 percent of houses in Port Vila were damaged from 200 mph wind.
Mar 13, 2015 07:10 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Salt on the roads makes it easier for us to get around in winter, but it's an environmental killer. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2015 01:54 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The long-anticipated El Niño has finally arrived, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. Continue reading →
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 →
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.
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