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8 Misconceptions About El Niño (And La Niña)

Francesco Fiondella | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green
Francesco Fiondella

For years, people have pointed to El Niño as the culprit behind floods, droughts, famines, economic failures and record-breaking global heat. Can a single climate phenomenon really cause all these events?

UN: Strong Odds Of El Nino's Return By End Of Year

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 06.26.2014 | Green

GENEVA (AP) — There's a strong chance an El Nino weather event will reappear before the end of the year and shake up climate patterns worldwide, the...

Last Month Was The Hottest May In Recorded History

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green

This past May was a scorcher. According to a new report, it was the hottest May in recorded history. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...

Battle of the Billionaires Shapes This Year's Midterm Elections

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

The Koch brothers, who have built up their vast fortune through oil, gas and coal, will battle to protect their fossil fuel interests. If they succeed, it would mark doom for Barack Obama's second-term green agenda.

Interview with a Climate Vampire

David_Goldstein | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

Last week your Intrepid Reporter (IR) sat down with Jackson Partwhit (JP), Media Director of the Climatewatch Institute. IR: Mr. Partwhit, it says h...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 5/9/14

John Zipperer | Posted 07.09.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Do you know what Vladimir Putin and President Obama are up to? Take our Week to Week news quiz and see if you're correct.

El Nino Looking More Likely, Could Arrive As Soon As Early Summer

Climate Central | Andrea Thompson | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. It’s looking more and more certain that an El Niño is in the works and could arrive as soon a...

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

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 06.11.2014 | 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 ...