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Save the Reefs: How to Preserve the Caribbean’s Epic Underwater Landscape

Lindsey Keen | Posted 01.26.2017 | Green

As beautiful as the Caribbean is above water, an even more breathtaking and diverse landscape exists just below the surface, where an ecosystem of ree...

Sri Lanka Is Suffering Its Worst Drought In 40 Years

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home

Sri Lanka is suffering through what officials have called the country’s worst drought in four decades. More than 1 million people are experiencing a...

The First Pictures From NOAA's Newest Weather Satellite Are Incredible

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.23.2017 | Green

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday released the first photos taken by a new weather satellite, launched last Novem...

Trump's Pick For Agriculture Secretary Is A Climate Denier, Too

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

It appears to be a recurring theme among President Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees: climate skepticism. Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue (R), whom ...

2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green

Last year was the hottest on record, two federal agencies confirmed Wednesday morning, after months of warning that 2016 would be another chart-buster...

No, The Weather Isn't Making Your Joints Hurt More

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living

It’s not uncommon for people to blame achy joints on the weather, but two new studies from Australia suggest that changes in air pressure or rainy d...

Meteorologist Has Hilarious Comeback To Daughter Who Questioned His Weather Prediction

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.10.2017 | Parents

You might not think a conversation about the weather could ever be particularly engrossing, but this Atlanta dad’s viral text exchange with his teen...

2016 Was The Second Hottest Year On Record For Most Of America

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 01.10.2017 | Green

Last year was the second warmest in recorded history across most of the U.S., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday ― yet ...

California Braces For Once-In-A-Decade Storm

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.07.2017 | Green

After years of a devastating drought, a monster winter storm was barreling toward parts of California Saturday ― and weather forecasters warned it c...

Collapse of Atlantic Ocean Current Could Trigger Icy Apocalypse, Researchers Warn

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.06.2017 | Green

Climate change could become so extreme that it might trigger the cataclysmic collapse of a vital Atlantic Ocean current and plunge parts of the Northe...

'Earth On The Edge': EU Agency Confirms 2016 As Hottest Year On Record

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green

In the words of Bob Dylan, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” And you almost certainly didn’t need a thermometer ...

No, You Weren't Imagining It: 2016 Was Very, Very Hot

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green

“Record heat forecast on Christmas Day.” “New record Halloween temperature.” “Record-breaking fall heat wave.” “Earth’s hot streak con...

Cassini Spacecraft's Death Plunge Into Saturn Will End Close-Up Study Of The Moon Titan

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.27.2016 | Science

Of the 173 known moons orbiting the eight major planets of our solar system, only one ― Saturn’s Titan ― has an atmosphere, lakes and streams. A...

Typhoon Slams Into Central Philippines, Cutting Off Power

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.26.2016 | Home

By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - A typhoon slammed into central Philippines late on Sunday, bringing strong winds and heavy rains and cutting of...

Blizzard Warnings As Winter Storm Forecast Over Central U.S.

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.25.2016 | Travel

(Reuters) - Almost all of North and South Dakota were under blizzard, ice storm or winter storm warnings on Sunday as wintry weather was forecast to h...

Thousands Flee Coastal Villages As Typhoon Nock-Ten Nears Philippines

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.24.2016 | Home

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine authorities on Saturday evacuated thousands in coastal villages in the country’s central region where a category 4 typ...

This Year's Extreme Weather Was One For The Books

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green

The past year was scorching hot, freezing cold, soaking wet and consumed in flames ― and it’s just a sneak peek of what’s to come if we don’t ...

North Pole Forecast To Be 50 Degrees Warmer Than Normal This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.21.2016 | Green

Temperatures in the Arctic are predicted to soar nearly 50 degrees above normal on Thursday in a pre-Christmas heat wave that will bring the frozen tu...

Found: A Hidden Tasmanian Shipwreck

Atlas Obscura | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

by Sarah Laskow, originally posted on Atlas Obscura In Tasmania, where it's winter and storms have been flooding the north of the island, the severe ...

Weather Myths You Definitely Believe, Debunked

Thrillist | Posted 09.15.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Shutterstock / Jennifer Bui/Thrillist What we know about the weather has changed significantly over time. While the ancie...

'Green News Report' - July 21, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Extreme weather whips major California freeways - from floods to fire, as...

What Will the Weather Bring? Searching for Solutions to Disaster Preparedness

Brett Jenks | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Brett Jenks

As the price tag for federal emergency relief packages continues to grow, we see more and more bipartisan support for investing in planning and preparedness ahead of the next storm or wildfire season.

Meteorologist Gets Pummeled During Blizzard Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media

While most people living in the Northeast spent Tuesday hiding under their covers to avoid "Winter Storm Juno," Weather Channel meteorologist Mike Sei...

2014 Was the Warmest Year on Record for Much of Alaska

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

On a day when many Interior Alaska towns and villages watch temperatures approach minus 40 degrees and Anchorage nearly dips to zero, it may seem counterintuitive to discuss warmth in the 49th state.

Kate Sheppard

The White House Calls In Al Roker For An Assist On Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new climate report is out, and you better call Al. Al Roker, that is. Not the other Al. When it comes to a celebrity messenger...