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Here's How El Niño Affects 2014's Hurricane Forecast

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season could be a real yawner if early forecasts hold true. Phil Klotzbach and William Gray released their outlook Thursd...

NOAA Issues Official El Nino Watch

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 03.06.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide. And that's good n...

Will 2014 Be An El Nino Year?

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Australian climate models indicate an increased chance of an El Nino weather pattern emer...

Global Warming Speed Bump? The Answer May Be Blowing in the Wind!

Michael E. Mann | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green
Michael E. Mann

The fact that global surface temperatures have not increased as much over the past decade as many climate models predict they should have, doesn't necessarily contradict the model predictions at all.

Happy New Warming Year (Part II)

Nathan Currier | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green
Nathan Currier

Now that the 15 year global warming "pause" is confirmed dead, it is fascinating, if at times painful, to look back at the sharp disagreements among important scientific figures in the climate community.

Happy New Warming Year (Part I)

Nathan Currier | Posted 03.04.2014 | Green
Nathan Currier

As of January 1st, the 15-year running mean surface temperature change now starts from the much cooler 1999, and gives a very different picture.

'Green News Report' - September 3, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - August 29, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

The Digital Faust

Francis Levy | Posted 10.23.2013 | Technology
Francis Levy

In an article in Foreign Affairs ("The Rise of Big Data," May/June 2013), Kenneth Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger make the following comment, "I...

Government Forecasters Offer El Nino Predictions

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday that neutral conditions could continue into spring 2014 in the N...

La Nina vs. El Nino: Who Will Own The Summer?

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green

NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. government weather forecaster on Thursday predicted that extreme conditions are unlikely through the Northern ...

On Science, Politics and Climate Change

Bill Chameides | Posted 07.23.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

One reason you don't want to have politicians mucking around in the nuts and bolts of science is that they often have a shaky grasp of the science at best.

El Nino, La Nina and Global Warming

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Is there a connection? And if so, how does it work? Does a warming world lead to more El Ninos? More La Ninas? Or more intense El Ninos and La Ninas?

Climate Recap of 2012

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

Adios to 2012 and hello to lucky number 13. Where did climate take us in 2012 and what can we expect for the next 12 -- scratch that, 11 -- months?

Spanish Lottery Hands Out $1.1 Billion In Winnings

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

MADRID -- A lottery showered (EURO)840 million ($1.1 billion) on ticket holders in five regions of Spain on Sunday, in the midst of a deep recession a...

WATCH: 'King Tides' Coming Soon

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.13.2012 | San Francisco

We survived 12/12/12. But we might not be out of the woods just yet. For the next few days, our coastline will be home to California king tides, a ...

Good News Regarding El Nino

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. national weather forecaster said on Thursday the much-feared El Niño weather phenomenon is unlikely to appear before the...

Researchers Link Deadliest Tornado Outbreaks To Climate Pattern

Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Some of the deadliest outbreaks of tornadoes in recent years have been linked to a particular type ...

El Nino Could Last Until Winter

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

* Japan says El Nino emerging, to last until winter * FAO says high costs could bring new food crisis * Bad weather "cou...

El Niño Indicators Ease, But Weather Pattern Still Expected Later In 2012

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | Green

CANBERRA, July 17 (Reuters) - Climate indicators for an El Niño event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteoro...

Feared El Nino Weather Could Strike This Year

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | Green

* Equatorial Pacific waters warm up * El Nino could affect winter weather in U.S. (Writes through, adds details) Jul...

Welcome to Hurricane Season Circa 2012

Bill Chameides | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

With memories of the catastrophic hurricane seasons of 2004, 2005 and 2008 (the three most costly on record) still fresh, the predictions for an average season are quite welcome. But two recent publications suggest that we are far from being in the clear when it comes to hurricanes.

How Worried Should We Be About Climate Change?

David Vognar | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green
David Vognar

Simply put: Is climate change something to be worried about enough to take bold action against or something to merely keep an eye on?

How Science Connects the Dots: Global Warming Didn't Stop in 1998

Richard Alley | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Richard Alley

Google the phrase "global warming stopped in 1998" for yourself, and you'll see tens of thousands of results. But everyday experiences with weather -- an unexpectedly warm winter, or a cooler-than-anticipated summer -- get many folks confused.

Forecasters Lay Out Predictions For 2012 Weather

AP | Posted 12.15.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Federal weather forecasters are predicting that the first three months of the new year will start off warmer than normal in the East, bu...