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This Is Why You Don't Go Fishing During A Thunderstorm

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

Lightning can strike faster than a heartbeat. In this incredible six-second video, a fisherman narrowly avoids a bolt of lightning while boating on...

The Week's Wildest Weather In Photos

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

This past week, U.S. federal weather forecasters announced their predictions for the beginning of 2012. They say the first three months of 2012 will s...

The Week's Wildest Weather In Photos

Posted 12.09.2011 | Green

This week was marked by several wild weather events. New Mexico was blasted by a winter storm earlier this week which left schools and highways closed...

Joseph Erbentraut

WATCH: Garfield Park Conservatory Cleanup Continues | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.01.2011 | Chicago

Though a month has already passed since Chicago's historic Garfield Park Conservatory sustained massive damage in the late June storm that dumped golf...

How This Year's Extreme, Record-Breaking Weather Has Rocked Planet Earth | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green

Every year extraordinary weather events rock the Earth. Records that have stood centuries are broken. Great floods, droughts, and storms affect millio...

This Crazy Weather

Amy Chavez | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green
Amy Chavez

If the weather does return to normal by the summer, I forecast more margaritas during the week, with a 90 percent chance of lemon, salt and tequila shots on the weekends.

How Climate Change Is Screwing With Your Average Business Traveler

Stanley Bing | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Stanley Bing

It used to be that business travel represented an all-expenses paid way to get out of whatever obnoxious climate you were sick of. Except now when you get places, they're all sort of the same. Rain. Gush. Clouds. Cheesy wind.

Why the Wild Winter Weather?

Paul R. Epstein, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul R. Epstein, M.D., M.P.H.

Winter weather has been especially harsh this year, as it was last year. Scientists have long predicted that weather across the Northern Hemisphere could get colder with global warming. How might this work?

Insane Hail Storm Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Oklahoma has some wild weather. This hail storm is surreal in the way that it builds from alarming to deadly to unbelievable in a matter of minutes. ...

Extreme Gardening in Alaska

Suzy Bales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Suzy Bales

This rampant summer growth is caused by a combination of almost constant sunlight, cool 50-degree nights and warm - not hot - 70-degree days.

Mamatis Clouds Turn NYC Sky Orange After Thunderstorm (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers this weekend snapped photos and shot video of the sky last weekend after rare clouds, resulting from moist air and dry air mixing after a ...

Hurricanes From Space (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post via Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Boston Globe has a collection of amazing images of hurricanes as seen from space. Check out more pictures here....

North Pole An 'Island' For First Time In History

Daily Mail | Fiona Macrae | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The North Pole has become an island for the first time in human history. Startling satellite pictures taken three days ago show that melting ice has ...

Administration Psychological Warfare in the Eye of the Storm

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Bush Administration's attempt to reframe its New Orleans legacy on the eve of both parties' national conventions has sent an unlikely point man into the trenches, one who wrote the book on information warfare.

Tropical Storm Fay To Threaten Florida Coast

Reuters | Manuel Jimenez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tropical Storm Fay threatened to strengthen into a hurricane as it moved toward Cuba after dousing Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Saturday with t...

Maybe the Meek Really Will Inherit the Earth

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Ostertag

Today the journal Science published new research which shows that the number of marine "dead zones" around the world has doubled about every 10 years since the 1960s.

California Thermal Hot Spot Reaches 812 Degrees

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The ground is so hot in one part of Southern California it can melt the shoes right off your feet. An unexplained "thermal anomaly" caused a patch of...

Texas, Louisiana Brace For Tropical Storm Edouard (VIDEO)

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Although tropical storm warnings are currently in effect, weatherman Al Roker does not anticipate that Edouard will transition to a hurricane. Watch t...

Biofuel Future Threatened By Severe Weather

New York Times | Jad Mouawad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The record storms and floods that swept through the Midwest last month struck at the heart of America's corn region, drowning fields and dashing hopes...

Cities' Green Building Catching On

Laurie David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Laurie David

For those rebuilding green after the devastation of extreme weather and those who are looking for ways to protect their city's future by going green -- we salute you.

Global Warming Results In Extreme Weather: Federal Report

DotEarth | Andrew C. Revkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The first thorough federal review of research on how global warming may affect extreme climate events in North America forecasts more drenching rains,...

Iowa Flooding Could Be An Act of Man

Washington Post | Joel Achenbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the Cedar River rose higher and higher, and as he stacked sandbags along the levee protecting downtown Cedar Falls, Kamyar Enshayan, a college prof...