Current forecasts suggest a warm tropical Pacific will be interfering with what could otherwise be a ferocious Atlantic hurricane season.
El Niño years put Hawaii and the Mexican Riviera on alert for destructive tropical storms and hurricanes.
If greenhouse gas emissions continue at a high rate, breadbaskets of Europe and North America will see a 50% chance of a flash drought each year by the end of this century.
Honolulu, Baltimore, Charleston, S.C. and several other cities harmed by rising seas and extreme weather are suing the oil industry. At stake is who pays for the staggering costs of climate change.
Yes, we need better flood warnings. But most of us don’t or can’t evacuate from floods. Safety means focusing on community resilience as well as warnings
Hot days are getting hotter in north-west Europe – and the region is poorly equipped to cope.
Climate systems which drive anomalously cold weather will still cause cold extreme events into the 21st century.
Nationally, 57% of the population says they’re not prepared for a flood disaster. Surveys and disasters show that those most at risk are least prepared.
In the years since the Supreme Court rejected Kivalina’s appeal on May 20, 2013, the community’s search and rescue team has faced increasing climate disasters: ‘We just can’t adapt this fast.’
Warnings can now be sent to everyone in a place likely to be flooded – not just those who opt-in.
Extreme weather is a threat to the UK’s electricity system – and climate change is likely to make it even worse.
Autumn extreme fire weather around Cape Town in South Africa has become 90% more likely in a warmer world.
Extreme weather events are complex – and working out exactly how much damage climate change caused is a tricky task.
This year’s Sierra snowpack is looking a lot like 1983’s, and that was a year of flooding and mudslide disasters. A meteorologist explains what’s ahead.
The government’s pro-climate rhetoric has met reality – and it doesn’t look good.
Researchers are turning to computer models, drones and other methods to improve tornado forecasting.
Already, climate change plays out in all parts of the world. Every further increment of warming will bring rapidly escalating hazards, including more intense heatwaves and heavier rainfall.
The record-breaking Cyclone Freddy was a wake-up call to prepare for the storms of the future.
Rain falling on deep snow from a series of atmospheric rivers has heightened California’s flood risk. It’s a growing problem as the planet warms.
Growing meat in vats could help us prepare for climate change - and curb the environmental damage done by traditional meat. But only if we can scale it up.