Sea ice in the Arctic.
The link between melting sea ice and extreme weather has been known for a while, but now it's happening further afield.
Turkanas have contributed significantly to the conflict in Kenya’s Laikipia County.
For over 20 years, Kenya’s Laikipia region and its neighbours have witnessed violence between January and April over location and geography.
Cyclone Debbie looms over Queensland on Monday afternoon March 27.
The category 4 cyclone - the fifth storm of this year's season, and the strongest so far - has buffeted the Queensland coast across a wide area centred on Airlie Beach.
To manage renewable energy efficiently, all weather variation need to be taken into account.
Relying less on fossil fuels is one of the key challenges of energy transition, and taking weather variations into account can help increase the overall efficiency of a renewable-energy system.
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows. John Constable, 1830-1.
Why a mysteriously placed rainbow made perfect symbolic sense – and how weather experts knew the exact date that it appeared.
California is particularly earthquake-prone, hosting the great San Andreas fault zone.
Can California's wet weather make earthquakes more likely? Scientists are still learning about what triggers these events. Even human activity can be a culprit.
Fields of gold: Australia’s wheat industry contributes more than A$5 billion to the economy each year.
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Australia's wheat harvest has stalled over the past 26 years, and worsening weather is to blame.
Sydneysiders cool off in heatwave conditions gripping eastern Australia in January 2017.
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2016 is the third consecutive hottest year on record. How can we adapt?
Sixteen of the 17 hottest years have occurred this century and we know it’s because of a changing climate, not changes in weather.
For the third consecutive year, it's the hottest year ever. A climate scientist explains how these predictions are made and why they're completely different from forecasting the weather.
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The UK really does have the wrong type of snow.
Surf’s up: September storms brought waves, wind and flooding to South Australia.
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2016 was Australia's fourth warmest year on record, capping off the hottest decade.
In Darwin the wet season usually arrives around Christmas Day.
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The Australian monsoon delivers most of northern Australia's rainfall and is a vital feature of life in the region. But why does it occur?
Wildfires in Tasmania in 2016 were in part the result of an extended dry period beginning in 2015.
October 2015 was the hottest on record for that month, and Tasmania had its driest ever spring.
Mysterious gas giant is about 1,000 light years away.
Mark Garlick/University of Warwick.
Ruby and sapphire clouds may be hovering over exoplanet HAT-P-7b.
Very powerful, try to avoid.
Lightning strikes are powerful – but we haven't had solid estimates of their energy until now. Researchers turned to the hollow stone tubes they create by vaporizing sand for more precise calculations.
After the storm … Researchers are working together to predict future outbreaks of thunderstorm asthma.
Researchers from a range of disciplines need to work together if we are to predict and prepare for the next thunderstorm asthma event.
Cape Grim, on the northwest tip of Tasmania, is exposed to some of the cleanest air in the world.
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Cape Grim's air pollution station has recorded some of the biggest changes to the world's atmosphere over the past 40 years.
Flooding on the Niemur River near Moulamein, Australia, October 22, 2016.
The final weeks of 2016 would need to be the coldest of the 21st century to avoid it becoming the hottest year.
More heatwaves in store, but the exact effects on people are harder to predict.
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Heatwaves are Australia's deadliest type of natural disaster. But while we know a lot about the weather patterns behind them, more research is needed to forecast accurately their impacts on people.
Australia’s 2013 ‘angry’ summer was characterised by heatwaves and major bushfires. Such a summer will be normal by 2035.
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Global temperatures like 2015 will by normal by 2030, and Australia's record-breaking 2013 summer will likely be an average summer by 2035.