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2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

Early Spring Impacts

Early Spring Impacts

An early spring can disrupt plant & animal behaviors and make it more difficult on farming.

Spring Ahead: Warmer Temperatures Arriving Earlier

Spring Ahead: Warmer Temperatures Arriving Earlier

On the current greenhouse emissions path, spring may start an average of three weeks earlier by 2100.

Global Sea Level Rise by Century

Global Sea Level Rise by Century

A new report constructs a sea level timeline going way back. Hard to miss the human influence in the 20th century.

Natural & Human-caused Coastal Flood Days in the U.S.

Natural & Human-caused Coastal Flood Days in the U.S.

New analysis looks at the human-caused influence on the number of coastal flood days across the U.S.

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.

US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

US Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions

CO2 emissions from fossil fuel have been growing steadily in the US and are projected to continue growing until 2030 and beyond if no legislation is passed to reduce emissions.

CO2 Capture

CO2 Capture

In coal-burning power plants, CO2 can be captured for transport to storage sites.