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Tropical storm Isaac at night

How storm surges and heavy rainfall drive coastal flood risk in the US

A guest post from Dr Thomas Wahl of the College of Marine Science at University of South Florida and Dr Shaleen Jain at the University of Maine. ... Read More

A man runs from the seafront as Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda slams into the east coast sending palm trees, metal and rocks through the air

Warming oceans could mean typhoons are 14% stronger by 2100, study says

On 7 November 2013, one of the strongest typhoons in human history hit the Philippines. With gusts up to 171 miles per hour (mph), Typhoon Haiyan tore... Read More

Cyclone Pam nears Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam: Untangling the complex science on tropical storms and climate change

Winds of up to 300 kilometres per hour tore through the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu over the weekend, hitting the heavily populated capital... Read More

Lima week one recap: climate talks falter as governments evade scrutiny

UN climate change negotiations in Lima have entered a tense second week with governments showing signs of backing away from moves to strengthen... Read More

Five things we've learned from the first five days of the Lima climate change conference

Thousands of politicians, diplomats and campaigners are currently in Lima, Peru, for the latest round of international climate negotiations. News from... Read More

Typhoon Haiyan, record-breaking CO2 levels, rising seas and more: five measures of the state of the climate in 2013

Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels broke modern records last year - and 2013 was one of the warmest years on record according to four major datasets.... Read More

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