by Ari Phillips Posted on January 8, 2015 Updated: January 9, 2015
According to the Energy Information Agency, cold weather was the main reason carbon dioxide emissions rose by 2.5 percent domestically in 2013.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 14, 2014
“The pattern that we’re in right now looks very similar to the pattern that we were in all last winter,” Francis told ClimateProgress on Thursday.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 30, 2014 Updated: October 30, 2014
There is, indeed, a growing body of evidence that links global warming to an increased likelihood of more mid-latitude cold fronts.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 27, 2014
By melting Arctic sea ice cover, global warming actually shifts air circulation in the northern hemisphere, causing cold Arctic air to be temporarily pulled south over Europe more often.
by Emily Atkin Posted on July 14, 2014
According to at least one scientist, the debate over the term "polar vortex" misses a more important point about the unusual weather pattern sweeping the United States.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 25, 2014
For the first time in the U.S. Drought Monitor's 15-year history, 100 percent of California is in "moderate" to "exceptional" drought.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 21, 2014 Updated: February 21, 2014
Despite the polar vortex in America, GISS and NOAA ranked last month as the 3rd and 4th warmest January on record, respectively.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on February 20, 2014
From the beginning of February through Monday, Arctic temperatures were between 7.2°-14.4°F above normal.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 13, 2014
The real reason why Winter Storm Pax is so unusual is not its size, its ice, its gusts or its very real potential for disaster.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on February 8, 2014 Updated: February 8, 2014
62°F in Alaska, snowmageddon in Atlanta. What's going on?