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2012 Extreme Weather

2012 Could Set A Tornado Record

Posted 12.31.2012 | Green

From AccuWeather's Meghan Evans: Following a notoriously active and deadly tornado year in 2011, the low number of tornadoes in 2012 may go down in...

PHOTOS: The Worst Natural Disasters Of 2012

Posted 12.28.2012 | Green

2012 saw many natural disasters strike across the globe, killing thousands and inflicting billions of dollars in property and infrastructural damage. ...

What If TV Weathercasters Told the Truth About Climate Change?

Heather Libby | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green
Heather Libby

I'd expected to hear more about these extreme weather events in the news, and in my ideal world, they'd even include a little context about why they were happening. But nearly all the news and weather reports I watched said the same thing.

TIMELINE: 2012's Extreme Weather Events

Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

As the Gulf Coast assesses damage from Hurricane Isaac, food prices take a hit from the Midwest drought and the West continues to battle wildfires, th...

Study Links Dry Spells And Extreme Heat

Posted 07.16.2012 | Green

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: If it's been dry, it's more likely to get extremely hot, a new study suggests. Around the world,...