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Here is how much Summers in the U.S. have warmed since 1970

Here’s How Much U.S. Summers Have Warmed Since 1970 (via Climate Central) By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn June is here, so let the great debate over the Song of the Summer begin! Will this summer’s earworm come from a pop stalwart like Katy Perry or a newcomer like Iggy Azalea?…

Live in hurricane alley? Here are 5 great resources to track the hurricane season

Here Are 5 Resources to Track Hurricane Season (via Climate Central) By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off on Sunday, June 1, and runs through November 30. There are countless resources to keep track of tropical storms and hurricanes as they form and plow across…

See these beautiful national landmarks? They’re all imperiled by rising seas and wildfires

Here Are 5 National Landmarks Facing Climate Threats (via Climate Central) By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn Memorial Day is just around the corner, marking the start of tourism season at many National Parks and heritage sites. Last year, nearly 275 million people grabbed their sunscreen and cameras on their way to visit…

Watch how one of the major drivers of Earth’s climate moves through the atmosphere

Dust in the Wind Never Looked So Stunning (via Climate Central) By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn Watching sea salt, dust, and soot might not sound like the most exciting way to spend your Friday afternoon. But put aside your prejudice for a second (or 177 seconds to be exact) and…

This image provides an unmistakable view of the El Niño conditions being formed

The Rise of El Niño in 1 Swell Image (via Climate Central) By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn El Niño gawkers, rejoice. A new set of imagery provides an unmistakable view of the El Niño conditions that appear to be developing. On Tuesday, NASA’s Earth Observatory released a map showing ocean heights…

Where are 2014′s tornadoes?

In terms of sheer numbers, the past two years have been one of the quietest periods for tornadoes in the U.S. since the late 1980s, that despite some terribly destructive storms. March represents a major weather transition……

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