(AP) New research suggests that global warming increases the chances of heat waves in Texas, like the one that hit the state last year.
Heat waves like those that baked the Northeast in July are likely to be more frequent and more intense in the future, with their effects amplified in densely built urban environments like Manhattan, according to climate scientists ...
(AP) -- America's weather is stuck on extreme.
An increase in the variability of local conditions could do more to harm biodiversity than slower shifts in climate, a new study has found.
After a couple years of wild, deadly and costly weather, the United States is mostly getting a lucky break this year. So far.
(AP) -- Global warming is leading to such severe storms, droughts and heat waves that nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaught of deadly and costly weather disasters, an international panel of climate scientists ...
(AP) -- Freak chance was mostly to blame for the record warm March weather that gripped two-thirds of the country, with man-made global warming providing only a tiny assist, a quick federal analysis shows.
(AP) -- America's wild weather year has set another record: a dozen billion-dollar catastrophes.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The heat wave that struck western Russia in summer 2010, causing 55,000 deaths, was caused by a combination of manmade and natural factors. However, the frequency of occurrence of such heat waves has increased ...
The summer of 2012 was the most severe wildfire season Russia had faced in a decade. 2013 might be headed in the same direction after an unusual heat wave brought a surge of fire activity in northern Siberia in July.