It’s a puzzle: How could warmth in the Arctic produce frigid conditions elsewhere? NOAA scientists may have a clue.

NOAA scientists and their colleagues from Boulder, Colo., and across the country have gathered in Erie, Colo., for a month-long study of the chemistry of the wintertime atmosphere, which they hope...

Report is the latest independent analysis to clear climate scientists of allegations of mishandling of climate information.

On behalf of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and the 12,800 employees of NOAA, it is my pleasure to stand with the World Resources Institute and partners to launch 'Reefs at Risk Revisited.' With...

A panel of scientists speaking today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) unveiled new research and models demonstrating how climate change could...

The ozone layer - the thin atmospheric band high-up in the stratosphere that protects living things on Earth from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, not to be confused with damaging ozone...

Last month was the 17th warmest January for combined global land and ocean surface temperature since records began in 1880. La Niña, with its cooling effect on the central and eastern tropical...

Last month was the coolest January since 1994, according to scientists at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) in Asheville, N.C.

The Department of Energy and the Department of Commerce today announced a new agreement to further collaboration between the agencies on renewable energy modeling and weather forecasting, which...

While wet and snowy weather has dominated the western U.S., persistent drought conditions are likely to linger in the Southern Plains and Southeast through mid to late spring, according to NOAA's...

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