Climate change is expected to intensify fire-friendly weather conditions across the US and to lengthen the fire season.
Guest blogger Ken Takahashi assesses the prospects for this El Niño to be an extreme one in the eastern tropical Pacific, like the 1982 and 1997 events were.
Lake Erie’s annual summer bloom is underway, and it's shaping up to be one of the most severe in the past decade.
Plants on land have helped slow global warming by capturing nearly a quarter of the carbon dioxide that human activities release in an average year. But where is it all going?
Think 115°F is uncomfortably hot? Imagine it being incredibly humid as well.
NOAA is helping the CDC build a new heat-health information system to help protect Americans from sweltering summers.
As ocean conditions continue to change, putting ocean ecosystems and the communities that rely upon them at risk, today, NOAA took a first step in providing regional fisheries managers and...
California’s ongoing extreme drought must be a lesson for managing water in a warmer, more densely populated world, says a team of NOAA and University of California climatologists and...