Making electric grids better able to withstand extreme weather events will require teamwork from engineers, researchers and the government.
Life-threatening cold temperatures in the central US are caused by changes in wind circulation in the Arctic that bring cold air south. Climate change could make these events more frequent.
Climate change is shrinking winter snow cover in Northeast forests, which protects tree roots and soil from repeated freezing and thawing. This could stunt tree growth and forest carbon storage.
Doctors have long acknowledged heart attacks are more likely to occur in cold weather. But now a major study has confirmed it.
The relationship between weather and our travel choices is complicated. We can't change the weather, but, with many other factors in play, good policy and design can reduce its impacts.
No matter how cold it is, you're lucky you don't live on Venus.
Here's how athletes at the Winter Olympics are able to perform in extreme cold.