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As Sea Level Rises, Everglades Become More Vital to South Florida’s Survival

As Sea Level Rises, Everglades Become More Vital to South Florida’s Survival

Five million people get their fresh water from a huge natural underground reservoir called the Biscayne Aquifer, which has been under assault.… Read More

As the Climate Warms, Magnolias Move North

As the Climate Warms, Magnolias Move North

Lots of other tree species appear to be headed north as well, including American basswood, yellow birch, black ash, big tooth aspen, and sugar maple.… Read More

Times Atlas Ice Error Was A Lesson In How Scientists Should Mobilize

Times Atlas Ice Error Was A Lesson In How Scientists Should Mobilize

Scientists know after 'Himalayagate' that one big error can cloud a thousand truths.… Read More

Extremely Hot Summers Will Soon Be the Norm, Scientists Say

Extremely Hot Summers Will Soon Be the Norm, Scientists Say

What’s considered unusual warmth today will be typical in the future, climate scientists say. Seasons like this one will happen so often, in fact, that they will be the norm.… Read More

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low as Melt Season Ends

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low as Melt Season Ends

The decline in Arctic sea ice has important implications for human activities and wildlife not only in the vast Arctic region, but also in lower latitudes, since sea ice helps regulate the global climate and influence weather patterns.… Read More

Rising Seas and Your Wallet

Rising Seas and Your Wallet

New sea level rise projections for California's iconic beaches show that as beaches vanish beneath rising seas, so too will hundreds of millions in state revenue. Read More

Heat Records Smashed in Texas and Oklahoma

Heat Records Smashed in Texas and Oklahoma

In Texas and Oklahoma, the severe drought brought such extreme heat that both states were hotter this summer than any state has ever been in any season.… Read More

Global Warming Amplifying Texas Drought, Wildfires, Scientists Say

Global Warming Amplifying Texas Drought, Wildfires, Scientists Say

The current drought is worse than any other that most Texans can remember, and it also comes after nearly a decade of drought across most of the Southwest.… Read More