October 20, 2016

Last year's strong El Niño event defied expectations that it would bust California's long-running drought. Will this year's weak La Niña bring its typical warmth and dryness to the U.S. southern tier?

Boiled Lobster Plate
October 6, 2016

For New Englanders, the saying “as American as apple pie” may as well be “as New England as lobster,” but warming sea surface temperatures from climate change are forcing populations of the American lobster to higher latitudes than ever before—and upending fishing communities on the New England coast.

 

September 7, 2016

Three days of heavy rains devastated Louisiana in mid-August 2016. NOAA models find that warming due to greenhouse gases has made an event like that at least 40% more likely and 10% more intense.

May 26, 2016

After a severe coral bleaching event struck the Great Barrier Reef, what does a future of climate change mean for the reef?

August 27, 2015

For three days in 2005, flooding from Hurricane Katrina cut off the only road to Port Fourchon. Officials had to decide: did the risk of future flooding justify the cost of raising the roadway out of the Gulf's rising waters?

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