NASA: Global warming increases the risk of extreme weather

A NASA-led modeling study provides new evidence that global warming may increase the risk for extreme rainfall and drought.

'Frozen' atmospheric waves trigger extreme weather events

Another report has linked man-made climate change with extreme weather events around the world, including recent heat waves in the United States and Russia and the unprecedented Pakistan flood.

The 11 'billion-dollar' weather disasters of 2012

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released a preliminary list of the most extreme weather events in the US of 2012.

Europe set for more extreme weather, says report

Climate change is already bringing extreme weather to Europe, and the situation is only set to get worse, the European Environment Agency has warned.

Extreme weather set to push food prices much higher

Oxfam is warning that climate change represents a far greater threat to the world's poor than previously believed, because of the effects of extreme weather on harvests and food prices.

Extreme weather events on the rise, says climate group

Climate change is loading the dice in favor of extreme weather events like Huricane Irene, a new report suggests.