El Niño still hasn't emerged, but forecasters give it a two-thirds chance of forming by the end of the year.
A persistent high pressure ridge and cooler ocean waters typically keep Hawaii from seeing any hurricanes.
The chances of an El Niño forming by winter have dropped to 65 percent, still double the normal odds.
Arctic sea ice extent won't reach a record low this year, but it is still declining and could place in the top
The obsessive attention to the state of the latest El Niño comes from the major global impacts it can have.
Rammasun looked ragged after its trip over the Philippines, but became a Super Typhoon before hitting China.
January-June 2014 was the warmest first half to a year ever in California, helping fuel the state's drought.
Arthur is now the first hurricane of the 2014 season. It is expected to hit North Carolina as a Category 2.
A new report by the Risky Business Project quantifies the impacts of climate change on the U.S. economy.
Rains are finally heading for drought-stricken parts of the Southern Plains, but they won't bust the drought.
The spring melt of Arctic sea ice is underway, but what summer's minimum will be is hard to predict.
A recent luncheon in Washington, D.C., celebrated the legendary meteorologist Robert Simpson, one of the creators of the Saffir-Simpson Scale, which measures hurricane intensity.
Sea otters were one of more than 20 species hit hard by the 1980 Exxon Valdez oil spill, but their numbers have slowly recovered and are now at pre-spill levels, a new study reports.
Oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the largest in U.S. history until the Deepwater Horizon spill, has been found nearly untouched in small pockets along Alaska's coast.
A major winter storm walloped the eastern United States from Alabama up to New England. LiveScience collected photos of the snow and ice from across the area.