Cassandra Vinograd As winds pick up, Britain is preparing for a major storm - dubbed St Jude officially and Stormageddon on social networks - to cause havoc.
Devastating storm affects millions as it bears down onthe US east coast.
An above-average number of storms will emerge from the Atlantic this hurricane season, and the odds of the US being hit by a major system are about 70 per cent greater than predicted last year,...
Warm Atlantic waters and favorable wind patterns may produce 13 to 20 named storms this year for the fourth above-average hurricane season in a row, the US National Oceanic & Atmospheric...
Isaac has turned into a full-blown Category 1 hurricane as it rolls toward the US Gulf Coast.
Michael Biesecker, Jennifer Peltz Hurricane Irene battered the North Carolina coast yesterday, wreaking havoc as it began a potentially catastrophic run up the US East Coast.
Tropical storm-force winds from Hurricane Irene lashing the US east coast with rain have the potential to cause billions of dollars in damage along a densely populated arc, that includes Washington,...
Major hurricane Irene has intensified into a powerful category three storm as it tears through the Bahamas on its path towards the United States.
Brian K. Sullivan The odds of an El Nino forming in the equatorial Pacific have fallen to about 65 per cent through the end of the year, the US Climate Prediction Centre said.
Peter Hannam Modern civilisation came within a week of being “pushed back to the Stone Age” after eruptions in the sun two years ago sent massive clouds of magnetised plasma through the Earth’s...
A weather-changing El Nino has yet to develop in the Pacific Ocean, according to government forecasters are who maintaining a "watch" initiated in March.
Don Lee Billions of dollars of property damage along the US Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms.
Konrad Marshall When the delirious woots and whistles finally died down, former US vice-president and now climate change rock star Al Gore stood with remote in hand, slideshow at the ready.
Robert J Shiller The most important point in the third US National Climate Assessment report has largely been lost in the crowd.
Victoria Bekiempis Stanford engineer proposes using off-shore wind farms to tame hurricanes by capturing their energy.
Peter Hannam When Dan Arvizu joined the New York commission formed in the wake of hurricane Sandy, the energy expert studied recommendations made after a destructive storm a decade earlier - all of which had been...
Central London is not only being battered by a once-in-a-decade storm. It's also being menaced by a giant, rampaging beach ball.
The youngest US senator plans to take on Republicans who view climate change as a 'hoax'.
Peter Hannam Extreme storm events such as super typhoon Haiyan, which wreaked havoc in the Philippines on Friday, are more likely in the future as the build-up of greenhouse gases warms the planet, scientists say.