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NOAA, NASA Agree That 2014 Was The Warmest On Record

Though the agencies slightly disagree exactly how much warmer it was.

01/16/2015

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Study: Global Warming Will Cause 50 Percent Increase In US Lightning Strikes By 2100

Global warming will cause a 50 percent increase the number of lightning strikes in the United States by 2100, according to a new study.

11/13/2014

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Scientists: Almanac’s ‘Brutal Winter’ Prediction Is Most Likely Wrong

NOAA meteorologist says Almanac’s prediction of a harsh winter may be premature.

08/27/2014

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Study: Extreme Summer Weather Will Become More Frequent

Scorching heatwaves, driving rains and deadly blizzards will become the norm, say climate scientists.

08/13/2014

Though beautiful, scientists warn conditions around the mountains near Sochi are just right for deadly avalanches. (Getty Images)

Sochi Mountain Range Has Caused Some Of The Deadliest Avalanches In Recent History

It’s unique combination of jagged peaks, rocky slopes and proximity to the Black Sea have caused some of the deadliest avalanches in the past 10 years.

02/06/2014

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U.N. Panel: It’s “Extremely Likely” Global Warming Is Man-Made

A new report by an international scientific group said it’s “extremely likely” global warming is predominately man-made.

09/27/2013

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Obama Making Plans To Tackle Global Warming

President Barack Obama is planning a major push using executive powers to tackle the pollution blamed for global warming in an effort to make good on promises he made at the start of his second term. “We know we have to do more — and we will do more,” Obama said Wednesday in Berlin.

06/19/2013