Irrigated agricultural plains in regions of High Mountain Asia are driving increased snowfall accumulation, protecting glaciers from temperature rises.
Weather Archives - State of the Planet
Always weather-obsessed, Fralick enrolled in the Sustainability Science program because he wants to take on the threats of climate change and incorporate sustainable practices into everyday life.
Evidence suggests that this major ocean current, which influences the weather in parts of Europe and the U.S., is already changing.
New developments in climate research led by atmospheric scientist Yutian Wu are adding to our understanding of the “polar vortex” and other extreme events.
The North Atlantic Oscillation is a key driver of winter weather patterns over the northern hemisphere. In recent years, research has claimed a correlation between the NAO and the 11-year solar cycle. A new paper debunks that claim.
How past climate data improves our understanding of climate change and helps predict its impacts.
Andrew Robertson is creating a forecasting system that will help societies adapt and become more resilient to the impacts of climate change.
Climate scientist Deepti Singh tells the cold truth about the extreme winter weather of the past few weeks.
From crowd-sourcing tornado data to teaching Harlem high-school students about climate change and climate justice, IRI scientists will share a number of fascinating projects at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society
Hurricane Patricia, the strongest hurricane ever observed in either the Atlantic or eastern Pacific, is expected to make landfall on the Southwest coast of Mexico this afternoon and evening as an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane.