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...
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,...
Devastating storm affects millions as it bears down onthe US east coast.
Isaac has turned into a full-blown Category 1 hurricane as it rolls toward the US Gulf Coast.
Major hurricane Irene has intensified into a powerful category three storm as it tears through the Bahamas on its path towards the United States.
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,...
Over the next 40 years, the number of sweltering summer days in New York City could double or even triple, making it as hot in 2050 as Birmingham, Alabama, is now.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a $US20b system of flood barriers to protect low-lying areas from storms almost eight months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region.
The U.S. National Weather Service is getting a quantum jump in computing power that will significantly improve its forecasting and storm tracking abilities to better protect the country from severe...
Manhattan may see deaths from heat rise by as much as 20 percent in the 2020s and 90% by the 2080s in a worst-case scenario, a study found.
Exploiting oil and gas trapped in tar sands and shale threatens to make climate change 'unsolvable' said James Hansen, the former NASA scientist who raised concerns about global warming in the 1980s.
The name Sandy will never be used again by the US National Hurricane Centre out of respect for those killed in last year's giant storm.
Either rich nations will find a way to supply needy nations suffering from damaging climate effects 'or you will have all kinds of unrest and revolutions,' top German climate advisor tells UN.
A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force winds and blizzard conditions has swept through the US north-east, killing at least four people and shutting down a nuclear power station.
Freya Petersen As gusts of wind began forming tight circular patterns around the Bundaberg area late yesterday, the existence - or otherwise - of tornados in Australia became a topic of heated debate.
Public concern about environmental issues hit a 20-year low last year, a poll showed, as worries about the aftermath of the global financial crisis overshadowed growing evidence of man-made climate...
Peter Hannam For Australia, 2013 looks like being a "year of living extremely" if January is anything to go by.
Rohit T. Aggarwala Environmentalists in the US sense a decisive shift in the debate over climate change. How should they respond?