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Fracking Emissions Fall; Texas Still King of GHGs

New EPA data show fracking methane emissions fell in 2013, but coal pollution is on the rise again.

Hints of Climate Change in California’s Drought

Monday's studies hinted at climate change's role in California's drought, but stopped short of blaming it.

Study: Climate Not a Factor in Epic Colorado Floods

NOAA study finds that climate change may not have been a factor in Colorado's epic 2013 floods.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Climate Fueled Some of 2013’s Most Extreme Events

Heat waves can clearly be linked to climate change, a new report finds, while rain events are murkier.

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

5 reports reach similar conclusions regarding climate change and year of brutal heat waves in Australia.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

Obama Creates World’s Largest Ocean Reserve

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to be expanded to six times its current size.

Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

Gravity Shift Reveals West Antarctic Ice Loss

A new European Space Agency animation shows recent ice loss in Antarctic in new detail.

Seattle to Fine Residents Who Fail to Compost

Seattle's city council voted to make composting mandatory, with fines for homes that don't comply.

The Fuel You Use For Heating Depends on Where You Live

How you heat your home depends a lot on where you live, and it has implications on your carbon footprint.

Study: Natural Gas Reliance Impediment to Renewables

A new study suggests that U.S. reliance on natural gas is an impediment to developing wind and solar power.

U.S. International Aid Gets Climate Makeover

New U.S. initiative will help communities adapt to climate changes that fossil fuel burning has helped create.

Peak of Tornado Season Shifting Earlier in Tornado Alley

The peak of tornado season is occurring 7-14 days earlier in Tornado Alley than it was 60 years ago.

China, U.S. Make Treaty Pledges During Climate Summit

The U.N. Climate Summit revealed that China and the U.S. are striving to strike an international climate deal.

New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise

Explore our new analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise & coastal flooding, complete with an interactive graphic via NYT.

Analysts, States Bullish on Success of Clean Power Plan

Morgan Stanley analysts upbeat about prospects of success of CO2 reduction goals.

Obama at Summit: ‘We Have to Answer the Climate Call’

World leaders gathered on Tuesday to talk climate change at the United Nations Headquarters.

Twisters Past and Present: Interactive Tornado Tracker

Climate Central’s new interactive tornado tracker plots tornado reports for this season and during past years.

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Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013 There has been a swing in drought conditions across the country in just one year.