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Two Maps Show Countries’ Plans For CO2 Pledges

New maps show the plans of countries to deal with their CO2 emissions ahead of international climate negotiations.

Antarctica’s Icy ‘Doorstops’ Thin; Rising Seas At Risk

Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.

The West Coast Is in Hot Water

Warm Pacific temperatures affect everything from sea lions to plankton and are a sign of things to come.

Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.

Climate Work Highlighted on World Meteorological Day

A new WMO report emphasizes the record warmth of 2014 and the need to connect climate and weather.

Scientists Have Mixed Opinions on Flat CO2 Emissions

Scientists have mixed opinions about whether stagnant global energy-related CO2 emissions are a trend.

Amazon Trees Removed Almost a Third Less Carbon

Carbon absorbed by the rainforest is falling, so greater cuts to emissions are needed, warn scientists.

Deforestation Slowing, But Forests Are Breaking Down

Pollution from deforestation is slowing down, but degradation is worsening in forests that still remain.

‘Green’ Diesel Fuel Use Plummets in U.S.

U.S. biodiesel and "green" diesel imports declined in 2014 after setting records in 2013.

Warm Spring Expected for West, Flooding Risk in East

Spring in the U.S. looks to be a hangover of winter conditions, though the season is warming overall.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low Winter Peak

Arctic sea ice has reached its annual winter peak, which was a record low for the satellite era.

Index Shows Oil’s Climate Impacts Vary Widely

Not every kind of oil is the same in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, a new report says.

Two Months In and 2015 Is Record Warm

2015 may only be two months old, but it's already the warmest first two months of any year on record.

California, Quebec Teaming Up On Climate Change

California and Quebec's cap-and-trade programs have been linked, making climate action cheaper.

Include Climate Change in Disaster Planning, FEMA Says

States that fail to consider climate change in emergency planning won't qualify for some FEMA grants.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

Cities Could Be Ideal for Utility-Scale Solar Plants

Cities may be ideal for major solar power development, though they're often overlooked, a new study says.

Experimental Forecast Projects Tornado Season

An experimental forecast based on the El Nino-La Nina cycle suggests a normal U.S. tornado season.

Drought-Stricken West Gives Rise to Old World Cows

Desert-friendly cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.

Will Natural Gas Dim Solar’s Shine?

As natural gas booms, renewable energy proponents wonder if it will hurt or help solar power.

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Winter Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking

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