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10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

Ticks Take Off

Ticks Take Off

Climate change has impacted the size and geographical distribution of tick populations.

Potent Poison Ivy

Potent Poison Ivy

More CO2 means larger poison ivy plants and more toxic oil per plant.

Lightning-Caused Wildfires

Lightning-Caused Wildfires

As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.

Global Warming: It’s Not the Sun

Global Warming: It’s Not the Sun

Climate change can be natural, but what’s happening now can’t be explained by natural forces.

It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

Pollen Searches are on the Rise

Pollen Searches are on the Rise

Online searches for the word"pollen" have gone through the roof this spring, and if you know anyone with seasonal allergies (and who doesn't?) this isn't surprising.

Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

For decades, some nuclear engineers have been pushing an alternate technology that they claim could address all the concerns of conventional nuclear reactors. Called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), these plants,would be inherently cheaper to build and safer to operate than conventional plants.