July 13, 2017

An early summer heat wave in Europe broke records and helped spur wildfires across the region.

June 28, 2017

Scorching heat impacted the western United States during the middle of June with record-breaking heat occurring from Arizona to the Pacific Northwest.

March 30, 2017

On the heels of 2016's devastating mass bleaching event at Australia's Great Barrier Reef, tourists and park managers are reporting thermal stress and mass bleaching again in early 2017.

March 22, 2017

Hot and dry conditions across the Southern Plains proved perfect for the spread of large wildfires across the prairie in March.

February 10, 2017

January 2017 saw hot summertime temperatures dominate across eastern Australia.

July 29, 2016

Extreme heat in Kuwait last week might have set a new high temperature record for Asia and the Eastern Hemisphere. How do climate experts verify such records?

June 29, 2016

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.

June 22, 2016

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.

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?

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