Warm summers aren't the only threat to Arctic ice – increasingly intense winter storms are also weakening and reducing ice cover.
Monitoring the timing of recurring biological events is key to understanding the effects of climate change.
Dry and warm conditions in winter are set to continue into spring, and the likely culprit is the positive Indian Ocean Dipole
Dry, moist, productive, hacking, chesty, whooping, barking, throaty. Which type of cough do you have and why?
Research into our brain, gut and childhood memories tells us why we reach for macaroni cheese rather than salad in winter.
What raises a common winter storm to the level of 'bomb cyclone'? It's all about rapid, sharp changes in atmospheric pressure – and the scientists who coined the term meant to highlight their power.
When it snows, it pours – but why do municipalities treat the roads with salt? A chemist explains how salt affects water and ice.
Layering on winter gear is annoying. But with temperatures reaching minus 50 in some parts of the country, it is essential to protect your skin from frostbite, which can happen in minutes.
An atmospheric scientist explains why water can do some strange-looking things at very cold temperatures, and what's different about snowfalls on Mars.
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.
Winter comes with colder temperatures. You and your body can work together to stay comfortable.
When you're warm and cozy inside, it can be natural to wonder if the animals you see outside your window this winter are doing OK. Don't worry – they're doing better out there than you would.
The reason we have seasons is because, during its journey around the Sun, the Earth is tilted.
One study found that people with brown eyes were more susceptible to the disorder.
It's not as simple as saying you won't 'feel the benefit'.
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.
According to experts, ladybirds are no more dangerous than they were before.
Winter is here, and many farmers are still waiting on their 'autumn break' of heavy rain. Unfortunately, it looks like it will be a dry, warm winter – although the snow season will likely be good.
The puffer jacket has become an iconic staple of many people's winter wardrobe. Here are some ways to shop for yours in the most eco-friendly and ethical way.
Governments and private companies have been seeding clouds to create snow for decades, without proof that it actually works. A recent study peered into clouds in search of answers.