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PHOTOS: Heat Waves And Extreme Flooding

Posted 08.04.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: A giant dust cloud from the Sahara Desert crossed the Atlantic and settled over pa...

PHOTOS: Lightning, Heat Waves, Floods And More

Posted 07.28.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: A monsoon killed nearly 120 people and stranded more than 12,000 in northern India...

PHOTOS: Lightning Strikes, Floods And An INTENSE Heat Wave

Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Thousands are missing after severe flooding in Northern India. Typhoon Soulik rav...

WATCH: Images Of America's Storms Will Take Your Breath Away

Camille Seaman | Posted 09.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Camille Seaman

2013-07-18-seamanpull.jpgThe underlying goal of my work is to help trigger an emotional connection, one that I hope will spark a relationship between the viewer and this planet.

PHOTOS: Lightning, Flooding And Typhoons

Posted 07.14.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Severe flooding in Western China killed at least 31 people and forced 220,000 to e...

PHOTOS: Monsoons, Flooding And Heat Waves

Posted 06.30.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Hundreds of residents were evacuated from Northern Iowa after severe floodwaters t...

PHOTOS: Heat Waves, Landslides And Severe Flooding

Posted 06.23.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Calgary, Alberta was hit with severe flooding that killed three and forced 75,000 ...

PHOTOS: Lightning, Funnel Clouds And More

Posted 06.16.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: 2012 was the second most expensive year for weather disasters since 1980, with a $...

PHOTOS: Flooding, Storms And Tornadoes

Posted 06.09.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Tropical Storm Andrea drenched the Eastern seaboard after making landfall in Flori...

PHOTOS: Lightning, Wildfires And A Lot Of Flooding

Posted 05.12.2013 | Green

The past week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Two awe-inspiring rope tornadoes touched down in central Kansas, but didn't ca...

PHOTO: Grand Canyon Lighting Strike

Posted 05.07.2013 | Green

This incredible lightning strike will blow you away. The image was taken late last year near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and tweeted by the U...

PHOTOS: Flooding, Tsunami Debris And Spring Snow

Posted 04.28.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: HuffPost editor James Gerken examined some striking connections between climate ch...

PHOTOS: Tornadoes, Snowstorms And Floods

Posted 04.14.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: The first forecast for the 2013 hurricane season was released. "Sandy" was reti...

PHOTOS: Snow, Snow And More Snow

Posted 03.31.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: A spring blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on some parts of the St. Louis r...

PHOTOS: Spring Blizzards, Thunderstorms And Giant Hail

Posted 03.24.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: NOAA's recent "Seasonal Outlook" report predicts a spring full of droughts and flo...

PHOTOS: This Week's Extreme Weather Around The World

Posted 03.17.2013 | Green

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news: Dozens of homes in Colorado over nearly 1,000 acres were threatened by a growing w...

The Extreme Weather Threat That's All Around Us

Rocky Kistner | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Rocky Kistner

The climate is changing, it's getting warmer and dryer in some areas and wetter and more flood-prone in others. Extreme weather is the winner in this game of fossil fuel addition, and we are all losers if we don't change our dirty-energy habits.

PHOTOS: Flooding, Storms And Other Extreme Weather

Posted 01.06.2013 | Green

Extreme weather continues into 2013 in the U.S. Midwest, as last year's prolonged drought remains in several states. Parts of some states have receive...

PHOTOS: The Week's Most Extreme Weather In Images

Posted 12.16.2012 | Green

The Pacific island nation of Samoa saw extreme weather this week, as a cyclone with winds up to 100 miles per hour knocked out phone lines, Internet s...

PHOTOS: Flooding, Storms And Other Extreme Weather

Posted 12.09.2012 | Green

In the Philippines, the death toll continued to rise this week. Over 300,000 people lost their homes, according to the Associated Press. Philippines E...

PHOTOS: Extreme Weather Of The Week

Posted 12.02.2012 | Green

As the New York area continues its recovery efforts a month after Superstorm Sandy, city officials report that over 12,000 New Yorkers "are trying to ...

PHOTOS: Dust Storms, Tornado Damage And Other Extreme Weather Of The Week

Posted 10.21.2012 | Green

Much of the contiguous U.S. is still experiencing drought, but conditions improved slightly in the past week. According to Reuters, about 62.39 percen...

PHOTOS: NASA's Extreme Weather Contest Winners

Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

NASA just wrapped up its first installment of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Extreme Weather Photo competition, announcing the top 5 image...

Photographer Captures Amazing Thunderstorm Approach

Posted 10.01.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: On May 29, it seemed like Brian Johnson wasn't in Kansas anymore — the normally verdant ground dry as a sun-bleached f...

PHOTOS: This Week In Extreme Weather

Posted 07.28.2012 | Green

This week was marked by extreme weather across the world. Severe storms hit the U.S. Northeast, leaving two dead and over 100,000 without power in thr...