El Nio could push global warming beyond 1.5, but what is it and how does it affect the weather in Europe?

Storm clouds over the Andaman Sea.

Scientists have warned that 2024 could mark the year that global warming exceeds 1.5 above pre-industrial levels. They attribute these predictions, at least in part, to the emergence of an El Nio event. An El Nio is declared when the sea surface temperature over much of the central or eastern equatorial regions of the Pacific … Read more

Precipitation likely won’t be enough to extinguish Quebec fires causing US smoke, officials say

People watch the sunset as smoke from wildfires wafts through Toronto on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) The rains likely won’t be enough to extinguish the wildfires ravaging northern Quebec, but the wet weather could give firefighters a chance to get ahead of the flames, officials said Tuesday, as Canada passed the record for the area burned by fires this week. Drifting smoke from wildfires across Canada is creating curtains … Read more

A meteorologist has received threats over his weather coverage. His new job is all about solutions

A meteorologist has received threats over his weather coverage.  His new job is all about solutions

Chris Gloninger, pictured in June 2022. He makes a career pivot from TV meteorologist to climate consultant next month. Chris Gloninger hide caption toggle caption on/off Chris Gloninger Chris Gloninger, pictured in June 2022. He makes a career pivot from TV meteorologist to climate consultant next month. Chris Gloninger This story contains offensive language. TV … Read more

Extreme weather is affecting parts of the United States. This is bad news for the economy | CNN business

Travelers check in at a Southwest Airlines ticket office at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, April 18, 2023.

A version of this story first appeared in the CNN newsletter Business Before the Bell. Not a subscriber? You can subscriberight here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York Cnn — We’ve all heard Wall Street bigwigs liken the looming recession to gathering storm … Read more