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Earth's New Normal: Wild Weather 2014

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.07.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Arctic is warming at least two times faster than the rest of our planet. It's not just the loss of the white surface, which reflects solar radiation back to space and helps keep Earth at a habitable temperature range for our species that is a concern.

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 06.03.2012 | Green

Even for areas of the U.S. that did not see extreme weather this week, preparation for future events remains important. Researchers from Colorado Stat...

Sizzling Spring Temperatures Disrupt Plants, Destroys Food

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Nature is vividly showing us the unintended consequences of what spewing 82 million metric tons of greenhouse gases daily into our atmosphere: Climate disruption.

Floods And Avalanches Top This Week's Extreme Weather

Posted 02.24.2012 | Green

From floods to avalanches, the world saw some pretty wild weather this week. Seen in the photos below, an avalanche killed several in Kashmir and heav...

The Week's Wildest Weather Photos

Posted 02.17.2012 | Green

There was no shortage of wild weather this week as eastern Europe continued to deal with cold and heavy snowfall. Things were a little less severe ...

PHOTOS: The Week's Wildest Weather

Posted 02.10.2012 | Green

Although much of the U.S. remains fairly warm, cold weather continued to plague Europe this week. Death tolls rose into the hundreds as countries stru...

PHOTOS: The Week's Worst And Wildest Weather

Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

In Australia this week, flooding forced four Queensland coal mines to close and a northern New South Wales town was split in half. One resident told t...

Wild Winter Weather Photo Contest: Submit Your Own

Posted 02.02.2012 | Green

UPDATE: Submissions are now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted their winter photos! The weather is always unpredictable and this winter, the ...

The Week's Wildest And Most Extreme Weather Photos

Posted 01.20.2012 | Green

The Pacific Northwest region of the United States was no stranger to extreme weather this week. Although the blizzard of up to 14 inches that was orig...

The Week's Wildest And Most Extreme Weather Photos

Posted 01.14.2012 | Green

This week's weather was definitely extreme in some areas. In the U.S. Midwest, the first major snow storm of the winter left commuters facing a slo...

The Week's Wildest And Most Extreme Weather Photos

Posted 01.06.2012 | Green

There was no shortage of extreme weather in the first week of 2012. Much of Latin America was tested this week with wildfires, floods and droughts. Ex...

Latin America Battling Wildfires, Floods, Droughts

AP | By CESAR GARCIA and IAN JAMES | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

CHIA, Colombia -- From Chile to Colombia to Mexico, Latin America has been battered recently by wildfires, floods and droughts. For many witnessing t...

The Week's Wildest And Most Extreme Weather Photos

Posted 12.31.2011 | Green

What was the weather like in your area this week? In some parts of the world, the weather was quite disastrous. Over a dozen people were killed th...

The Week's Wildest Weather In Photos

Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

This past week, U.S. federal weather forecasters announced their predictions for the beginning of 2012. They say the first three months of 2012 will s...

The Week's Wildest Weather In Photos

Posted 12.09.2011 | Green

This week was marked by several wild weather events. New Mexico was blasted by a winter storm earlier this week which left schools and highways closed...

PHOTOS: The Week's Wildest Weather

Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

This week was marked by a number of wild weather events around the globe. California and other western states saw intense winds this week. Californ...

PHOTOS: Wild Weather Of The Week

Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

This week saw a number of wild weather events occur across the globe. Flooding, storms and snow disrupted lives around the world, as the weather i...

Tropical Storm Nate 'Meandering Off' Mexico's Coast

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Nate added muscle Thursday as it hovered almost stationary in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico's Gulf coast, where it was e...