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Late July Chill Helps Set Record Lows Across the East

Record lows were set across the eastern U.S. on July 30 as another bout of cool air from Canada invaded.

Waiting to Slash CO2 Emissions? It Could Cost You

The cost of delayed action on climate change could spike if no action is taken, the White House says.

Tornado Hits Near Boston As Cold Air Invades U.S. Again

A tornado touches down north of Boston as another blast of colder-than-normal air invades the eastern U.S.

Warming Threatens Roads, Ports and Planes, Report Says

Transportation could be both a cause and a casualty of climate change, according to a new report.

Roadside Land Offers Huge Carbon Storage Potential

Roadside shrubbery & grass soak up a lot of carbon; with better management it could soak up more.

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

Picture This: Lucky Lightning Photo & Crazy Bug Swarm

Check out one lucky photo of a lightning strike, along with an apocalyptic-looking swarm of insects on radar.

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

“Hot days” are likely to happen much more often if we continue to pump CO2 into the atmosphere.

El Niño in 90 Seconds

So who or what is this El Nino that meteorologists warn may affect our weather in a big way?

Why Do We Care So Much About El Niño?

The obsessive attention to the state of the latest El Niño comes from the major global impacts it can have.

Star Wars Meets the IPCC Report

Climate change gets the Star Wars treatment. Is the force strong with this idea?

Celebrate NASA Satellite’s Birthday With 5 Amazing Pics

The longest continuously-collected satellite dataset in the world turns 42 years old today.

Court Ruling May Reverberate on ‘Social Cost’ of Carbon

The climate costs of carbon emissions from any new fossil fuel project on public land will have to be calculated.

U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking

The U.S. scored 13th in global energy efficiency ranking, or near the bottom of the world's 16 largest economies.

Driven by Ocean Heat, World Sets Mark for Hottest June

Oceans were the hottest they've been on record this June, leading to a month of record heat across the world.

Renewables Revolution Could be in Management, Not Tech

Renewables revolution over the next decade may exist in how power is managed, not in new technology.

U.S. and China Lead the Way on Carbon Capture & Storage

A new China-U.S. agreement looks like giving much-needed stimulus to development of the technology.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.