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As El Niño years get worse, right whales suffer
Whales are part of an important feedback loop in mitigating climate change, and are likely to face population decrease as El Niño years increase in intensity.
The 4 biggest lessons from the latest IPCC climate report
The new IPCC report underscores the need for swift climate action.
Mosquitoes that carry dengue might not survive rising temperatures
Infected bugs can’t take the heat, and this may limit the spread of dengue fever.
Europe’s floods and the Pacific Northwest’s heat waves share a common culprit
Yes, it's the jet stream—and so much more.
Wet bulb globe temperature is the vital weather stat you’ve never heard of
With the planet warming, wet-bulb globe temperature is going to be an increasingly useful measurement.
We can avoid the worst effects of climate change, but we’re still in for a fight
We may still be able to reverse some of the major effects if we cross the crucial threshold.
The average hurricane season is officially more intense
The oceans are warming and the hurricanes are coming.
The US is tropicalizing, and you’ve probably already noticed the change
If you've heard about turtles dying in cold snaps, you've heard about this phenomenon.
Eddies in the ocean might affect sea level rise
Circular currents could block warm water from reaching Antarctica.
Lightning strikes could double in the Arctic this century, setting the tundra on fire
Climate change is driving the increase in Arctic lightning, creating a nightmarish positive feedback loop.