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Why Sea Levels Fell, Only to Rise Again

From the beginning of 2010 until mid-2011, the average level of the world's oceans dropped by 0.2 inches (5 millimeters). But how could this happen when average sea levels have been rising for decades?   Full story

Extreme Weather 2011: What Fueled Climate Chaos

While cooler than the year prior, 2011 was still one of the 15 hottest since 1880, a report released today (July 10) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has found. Full story

Chance of El Nino Developing Increases

There's a greater than 50 percent chance that El Niño conditions will develop during the second half of 2012, the National Weather Service announced today (July 5). Full story

Long-Lasting La Niña Finally Ends

The La Niña climate pattern that has been in place over much of the last two years finally dissipated last month as expected, and neutral conditions are now in place over the tropical Pacific, government climate scientists said today (May 3). Full story

Long La Niña Finally Winding Down

The La Niña that helped fuel some of the wild weather over the past year may die down again this spring, after a brief fall comeback, government climatologists announced today (Feb. 9). Full story

La Niña to Continue Into Spring

The weather system La Niña is expected to outlast the winter, government scientists said today, which means the already parched South could stay dry well into the spring. Full story

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Wild Weather of 2011: Blame La Niña

Months After Disappearing, La Niña Returns

Sea Levels Declined Over Last Year

'La Nada,' not La Nina, behind wild weather

Spring's Extreme Weather Not Seen in Nearly 100 Years

Is All the Wild Weather Connected?

Done! La Niña's Legacy: Snowmageddon, Floods, Tornadoes

Out of the Tornado Frying Pan and Into the Hurricane Fire?

The Science Behind This Terrible Tornado Season


  Behind the scenes of the 2012 election

The 2012 campaign was anything but a relaxed, care-free affair, though it may have seemed that way to the casual viewer. A debate meltdown, a hurricane that redefined the last few weeks of the campaign, and all the rest of the ups and downs of the last big election are documented in the new book by

  2013 hurricane season predicted to be worse than 2012

Chuck takes a Deep Dive look into the science and politics surrounding our changing climate. Former New Jersey Governor and head of the EPA Christie Whitman joins Chuck to discuss and touches on Gov. Chris Christie’s decision about the special election.