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Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

In a more acidic ocean, shellfish, plankton and corals struggle to adapt.

Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic

Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic

CO2 mixes with seawater to form carbonic acid, making the oceans more acidic.

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your state.

Months of Warmer-Than-Normal Temperatures

Months of Warmer-Than-Normal Temperatures

While any one month with above average temps might reinforce the reality that the world is warming, it’s the trend of that really stands out.

Rise in Global Temps Since 1880

Rise in Global Temps Since 1880

Since the advent of modern recordkeeping in 1880, the global average temperature has risen 1.6°F.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.