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Extreme Storms

Tackling Our Planet's Most Pressing Challenges

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Our planet's population is nearing 7 billion. The nexus between human well-being and conservation of nature needs our attention more than ever.

New Storm Monitoring System Announced Days After Torrential Downpours

Posted 12.05.2012 | Green

From Dave Levitan, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor: SAN FRANCISCO — Nature generally doesn't time its storms so well. A "Pineapple Express"...

Record-Breaking Warmth, Precipitation, and Drought Highlight 2011 Weather Extremes

Paul Yeager | Posted 03.16.2012 | Green
Paul Yeager

Climatologists are still collecting and analyzing the cumulative weather data from 2011, but the preliminary report indicates what we already knew: 2011 was a dramatic weather year across the United States.