Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record (Update)
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.
New method efficiently estimates surface reflectivity from incoming sunlight bounced back by clouds
Capturing sunlight reflected off the Earth's surface and bounced off a cloud back to the Earth is an effective measure of surface reflectivity—or surface albedo, the measure of how mirror-like the Earth's ...
Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux
(AP)—Federal forecasters don't expect a return of frequent cold blasts from the polar vortex this winter. Nor should the weather system that blocked rain from California last winter come back.
35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska
Pacific walrus looking for places to rest in the absence of sea ice are coming to shore in record numbers on Alaska's northwest coast.