The Great American Solar Eclipse (or 2017 total solar eclipse) is August 21, 2017. Just about everybody in the continental United States will see a partial eclipse on that date — but only people in these 12 states will see a total solar eclipse! See a map of the 2017 eclipse path, the best places to view it, how to safely watch the eclipse, and when the next solar eclipses will occur.
There have been numerous devastating natural disasters as far back as history dates. Here you'll learn about the phenomenon of climate change and how it's affecting many of the beautiful places we know and love. Here are some ways to stop global warming, how you can help save the rainforests, and what historical weather patterns have to do with the world we live in today.
My goal as a weather geek was to find out some basic info and facts on winter storms so that I could better understand what folks up North have to put up with for months out of the year.
Climate change is always a hot topic these days. Find out what climate change, global warming, and global cooling mean for you.
Hurricane Rita struck the United States during September 23 and 24 2005. Here are some interesting facts, photos, and videos about Hurricane Rita’s aftermath.
When New England fall colors arrive earlier than usual, is it a sign of climate change?
Find out what the Montreal Protocol does and how it has played a vital role in protecting the ozone layer in our atmosphere.
Here are 5 facts about the deadly and powerful Storm of the Century.
The Clean Air Act is a set of United States laws and codes that aim to reduce air pollution and regulate air quality.
The Little Ice Age brought about a major climate change and centuries of cooler weather — including the ‘Year Without A Summer.’
Near-record and record temperatures sprang up across much of the nation during spring 2010.
The 2010 Hurricane Season predictions. Check out how many storms may form this year. Oh, and get ready — forecasters are predicting an active hurricane season…
The complete 2010 hurricane name list.
Wind is one of the most important aspects of weather that those involved in the Gulf oil spill cleanup may be most concerned with. If the ocean currents play out like computer models suggest, the oil spill effects could reach the eastern United States — the Atlantic coastline — very soon.
Record temperatures are usually either hot or cold. Here are 10 record temperatures from both sides of the thermometer.
The eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull may affect the global climate. If it does, it wouldn’t be the first time a volcano contributed to climate change. The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo actually helped to lower temperatures!
World climate change means the many of the beautiful places we know and love are changing. Now’s your chance to see some of the 100 places Newsweek magazine thinks may soon look and feel different… or disappear altogether.
There are some more dramatic climate change pictures — check out what’s melting in Glacier National Park in Montana…
Climate changes are occurring rapidly in many parts of the world, causing significant impacts to the homes and well-being of many types of animals. Now, there is a list of 10 animals scientists are monitoring especially closely as the climate change continues.
Here’s some good news — 2009 was a relatively good year in terms of the climate disaster occurrence numbers. There were fewer climate disasters and fewer deaths because of them in 2009 than in 2008.
If you’re concerned about the environment and global warming, then you’ll be glad to know there are very simple things you can do to help protect the tropical rainforest. Here are some ways to stop global warming and save the rainforest.
Snowicane, snowpocalypse, and snowmageddon are all words to describe the big snow blizzard that struck the United States. Perhaps those words are nothing more than hype, but one thing’s for sure: more snow storms are a sign of global warming
NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder is a device that is able to measure greenhouse gases, giving us more information on the agents that many scientists believe is a key aspect of global warming.
Tornadoes have been striking throughout the course of recorded United States history. But the 10 tornado events known as the deadliest to strike the nation killed people and destroyed homes by the dozens — and sadly hundreds.
Each snow flake that falls every winter is a unique and delicate work of Mother Nature. While research on snowflakes is still emerging, we didn’t know much about snowflakes at all until William Bentley dedicated much of his life to snow flake research a century ago.
You might know about Ben Franklin the inventor, but how about Ben Franklin — weather pioneer? Yes, Ben Franklin contributed many things to meteorology. His studies of weather patterns and other meteorological phenomena helped further our understanding of weather, with many of his theories and observations withstanding the test of time.