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El Nino

For California, Months Of Wet Weather To Come

Water Deeply | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

The latest three-month forecast for California contains both good news and bad. While the weather is expected to be wetter than usual, it will also ...

Where the Hell is The Mega El Nino California Was Promised?

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 01.28.2016 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

Catching storm water before it drains into the ocean is a no-brainer. Especially when an El Nino can bring TWICE California's annual rainfall in a matter of months - a huge boon for a thirsty future.

Stunning Drone Footage Captures Cliff Collapsing Under Apartments

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.26.2016 | Science

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Disappearance Of Bolivia's 2nd-Largest Lake Has Displaced Hundreds, If Not Thousands

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 01.21.2016 | World

UNTAVI, Bolivia (AP) — Overturned fishing skiffs lie abandoned on the shores of what was Bolivia's second-largest lake. Beetles dine on ...

For Millions Of People El Niño Brings Drought Instead Of Rain

TakePart | Jade Walker | Posted 01.20.2016 | World

The dry weather in sub-Saharan Africa is drastically reducing harvests and raising staple-crop prices....

Top 10 Climate Records Smashed in 2015

Dominique Browning | Posted 01.16.2016 | Green
Dominique Browning

Everyone's talking about the weirder -- and more dangerous -- weather. Here are 10 things you should know about weather, climate and El Niño during a record-breaking 2015.

El Nino: Is Your Home Prepared?

Laura McHolm | Posted 01.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

With the recent uptick in severe weather, it is critical to have a roof that is constructed to withstand wind-driven rain, snow, and ice and a yard that properly drains water to prevent flooding and landslides.

Heart Lessons From California's Epic Drought

Mary Novaria | Posted 01.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Novaria

Grass has begun to grow in Los Angeles after just two days of steady rain. At the top of our street, tender, green shoots have sprung up on a brown, d...

How the Homeless Population Is Changing: It's Older and Sicker

The Conversation US | Posted 01.21.2016 | Impact
The Conversation US

What policymakers and the general public need to recognize is that the homeless are aging faster than the general population in the U.S. This shift in the demographics has major implications for how municipalities and health care providers deal with homeless populations.

This Guy Might Feel Better Now That He's Gone Ballistic

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.07.2016 | Weird News

CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8 Sometimes, you have a bad #@&!%$ day. CBS 8 in San Diego was on the scene&nbs...

'Green News Report' - January 7, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Britain's new flood defenses already overwhelmed; Record extreme we...

6 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dogs During El Nino

Michelle Chahine | Posted 01.07.2016 | Los Angeles
Michelle Chahine

My dog Minjay wet and disgruntled after our walk in the rain, but not wanting to go back inside either. Three days into this El Nino weather, and I...

Don't Be a Rain-Flake: 7 Dating Ideas for a Rainy Day in LA

Julie Spira | Posted 01.06.2016 | Los Angeles
Julie Spira

Singles who have filled their date cards are probably wondering whether to cancel their dates. Don't be a rain-flake. There are an abundance of songs about rain that are uber-romantic, so grab your umbrellas and mobile phones, but don't change your plans and please don't cancel your dates.

El Nino Finally Hits California, But Worst Is Yet To Come

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science

That El Niño everyone's been talking about -- the big one likened to Godzilla and prayed for as a cure to California's drought? It's here. It'...

This Year's El Niño Is On Track To Rival The Worst On Record

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science

The El Niño of 1997-98 was the worst on record. It caused an estimated 23,000 deaths worldwide as widespread drought, flooding and other natur...

Another Rare Venomous Sea Snake Washes Up On California's Coast

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.21.2015 | Science

For the second time in just two months, an extremely rare venomous sea snake has made a surprise appearance on Southern California's coastline, sugge...

This Could Be 'One Of The Warmest Christmas Days Of Your Lifetime'

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.24.2015 | Science

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Depending on where you live, you might want to keep dreaming, according to current weather reports. If you live...

Warm Winter Weather Making Some Animals Vulnerable To Predators

Associated Press | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.20.2015 | Science

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — For now, the El Nino-driven mild weather is a boon to some wildlife, which are able to forage for more food and are usin...

El Niño's Promise of a Wet California Winter Could be Costly and Dangerous

Craig Fugate | Posted 12.18.2015 | Science
Craig Fugate

Our nation experiences some of the most extreme and dangerous weather in the world, and this winter, California faces a particularly severe threat. Forecasts are showing a strong and peaking El Niño that could deliver drenching conditions to the state and throughout the South.

5 Humanitarian Crises We Can No Longer Afford To Ignore

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.16.2015 | Impact

BOGOTA, Dec 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From civil war and urban gang violence to drought, some humanitarian crises around the world receive les...

This El Niño May Be The Strongest, And Here's What That Means For You

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.17.2015 | Science

The world is in the midst of an El Niño that will likely rival the strongest ever measured, according to NASA data just published. The tropica...

Malawi Faces Severe Food Shortages Due To Effects Of El Nino: UN

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.15.2015 | Impact

LONDON, Dec 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) said on Tuesday it feared hunger in Malawi, which is stru...

What's Up With The East Coast's Absurdly Warm Weather?

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.14.2015 | Science

The weather's been positively toasty across much of the east coast over the past several days, especially for a December. In New York, Sunday ...

10 Quick Tips That Can Save L.A. Lives in a Disaster

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

"Don't get scared - get prepared," says Los Angeles-based disaster preparedness teacher, Deidra Dwyer, who adds that despite Southern California being...

Sorry, But El Nino Could Ruin Your Winter Vacation

Yahoo Travel | Posted 12.02.2015 | Travel
Yahoo Travel

According to the winter forecasts by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), El Niño will have a strong impact across the entire Western Hemisphere through at least February. What effect will it have on your travels?