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First Time on Record: Three Category-4 Hurricanes Swirl East of the International Dateline at the Same Time

The unusually warm waters of the Pacific Ocean have helped spawn three hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean.

U.S. Wildfires: Glow is Bright Enough to be Seen From Space

Wildfires are burning hot and bright across portions of the Western United States — so much so that their glow is visible from space.

Wildfire Smoke Drifts Across 1,000 Miles of the West

Strong winds blew through Washington State yesterday (Aug. 19), whipping up wildfires and causing them to run into new territory.

Among 1,626 Months in a Record Dating to 1880, July 2015 Was the Warmest Ever

Last week, analyses by NASA and the Japan Meteorological Agency showed that July 2015 was the warmest such month on record.

The West's Wildfire Surge: It's Nasty, It Could Set a Record. But Should We Cool the Rhetoric a Little?

As of today (Aug. 19), 78 large fires were burning across 1,260,830 acres in ten states, most of them in the western United States, according to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC).

Two Analyses Find That July 2015 Was Warmest on Record. World Likely Headed for Warmest Year As Well.

Last month was the warmest July on record globally, according to independent analyses by NASA, and by the Japan Meteorological Agency.

WATCH: Animation of Satellite Images Shows Smoke Plume From Mammoth Explosions in Tianjin, China

Cameras are everywhere now. So it's no surprise that the mammoth explosions in Tianjin, China, and the devastation they wrought, have been documented in grim detail — from the blinding flashes and fireballs, to a poor soul blown away on camera at the entrance to a building, to astonishingly detailed before and after views of the site captured by satellite.

Summer of Misery: Rampaging Floods and Raging Fires

We live on a dynamic planet, so we shouldn't be surprised when rampaging floods and raging fires cause a great deal of misery at the same time.

Latest El Niño Forecast: Expect It to Last Into Spring and Possibly Peak as One of the Strongest on Record

A new El Niño forecast is out, and while it may not be terribly surprising, it's still worth noting:  El Niño will almost certainly be hanging around for at least the next seven months, and probably more.

WATCH: Striking Animation Shows Prodigious — and Deadly — Rainfall from Typhoon Soudelor

Super Typhoon Soudelor may be spinning off into memory now, but I nonetheless thought I'd share this extraordinary animation of the storm's accumulated rainfall as it charged toward, and then over, Taiwan between Aug.

Record Algae Bloom Laced With Toxins is Flourishing in "The Blob" — and Spreading in the North Pacific

It has been called "The Blob," a gigantic patch of abnormally warm water sitting in the Northeast Pacific Ocean for months.

On the 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing, Photos Document the Devastation. Plus: Personal Reflections.

Seventy years ago today, the crew of the Enola Gay B29 bomber, acting on behalf of the citizens of the United States and the Allies of World War II, dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.

As El Niño Gets Even Stronger, He's Not Really Looking Like a Child Any Longer — More Like the Monster of 1997/1998

Pulses of unusually warm water sloshing from the western Pacific Ocean toward South America along the equator have caused El Niño to get even stronger in recent weeks.

Watch as Super Typhoon Soudelor — Earth's Most Powerful Cyclone of the Year So Far — Churns Toward Taiwan

Here we go again. Yet another Category 5 cyclone has roared to life — the sixth or seventh of the year (depending on how you count them — keep reading...), and the very strongest of 2015 so far.

The Nile as Seen From Space: A Glowing Ribbon of Life

I wasn't intending to post anything on a Sunday night, but I happened on this mind-blowing photograph shot and posted to Twitter by Scott Kelly from the International Space Station.

Organic Brown Gunk (Technical Term) Rains Out of Pluto's Surprising Atmosphere, Coloring the Planet's Surface

I'm just catching up on some of the recent spectacular imagery of Pluto sent back by the New Horizons spacecraft during its flyby, and this one really caught my eye.

As Northern Lights Shimmer, a Glacier National Park Fire Lights up the Nighttime Sky — and Is Visible From Space

Although the Reynolds Creek Fire burning in Glacier National Park may not be particularly large (at least not yet), its smoke plume and even its glow have been easily visible from space.

Astronomers Discover an Earth-Size World Orbiting a Sun-Like Star in the 'Habitable Zone.' But Is It Earth 2.0?

Until today, for all we knew as humans, Earth was the only rocky planet in the universe orbiting a reasonably friendly star within a zone that was neither too close nor too far for life to thrive.

A Spectacular View of Earth Unlike Any Seen Since 1972

You may think you've seen many images of Earth just like this one since the Apollo astronauts snapped the very first one more than four decades ago.

Earth Gripped by Record Warmth During First Half of 2015

The first six months of 2015 comprised the warmest first half of any year on record, surpassing the previous global record for January through June set in 2010.


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