Part 2 looks into the causes of the scorching hot temperatures in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016. The culprit? A large area of high pressure that let the air bake under cloudless skies.
Scorching heat in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016 broke daily records for this time of year. In many locations, temperatures ranked in the top five warmest days for any time of year.
After a severe coral bleaching event struck the Great Barrier Reef, what does a future of climate change mean for the reef?
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?
Unusually warm water along Australia's Great Barrier Reef has led to record-breaking coral bleaching.
Every summer, Greenland's ice sheet melts when temperatures warm up. This year, however, saw the start of the ice melt season begin in April, much earlier than normal.
For the third winter in a row, temperatures were well above normal for much of Alaska, leaving Alaskans to wonder, where's winter?
Tom Di Liberto explains how algae and other phytoplankton usually behave.
Think 115°F is uncomfortably hot? Imagine it being incredibly humid as well.
From Alaska's Aleutian Islands to southern California, impacts since May have ranged from record-high concentrations of neurotoxins, to shellfish harvesting bans, to reports of sick and dead ocean life.