August 12, 2016

After a slow start to the 2016 hurricane season, storms in the eastern North Pacific Ocean were plentiful during July and the beginning of August.

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?

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May 12, 2016

A massive wildfire in northern Alberta has grown out of control, causing the evacuation of Fort McMurray, a city of 80,000 people. What climate conditions fostered this unusual early-season fire?

May 6, 2016

Unusually warm water along Australia's Great Barrier Reef has led to record-breaking coral bleaching.

April 20, 2016

Drought has gripped many islands across the Pacific thanks to El Niño and a lack of rainfall. 

March 4, 2016

Huge waves can mean only one thing in Hawai'i: surf's up. Should surfers thank El Niño?

February 17, 2016

The dismal rainy season in southern Africa has destroyed crops, killed livestock, and even led to blackouts. El Niño probably had something to do with it. 

February 3, 2016

Rains arrived in California during January 2016, but the drought remains.

October 21, 2015

Torrential rains, flash floods and mudslides in southern California were the result of the itinerate journey of an upper-level low pressure system.

September 3, 2015

While the Atlantic hurricane season has been generally below-average, that doesn't mean it can't have a rare event.