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Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.

Drought-Hardy Yards Could Ease Californian Heat Waves

Native landscaping could warm up the days in L.A., but cooling effects at night may be be greater.

One Glorious Map Shows the Future of Animal Migrations

Climate change is turning up the heat on animals. This map shows the pathways they'll likely follow to survive.

Rare Tortoise in Australia Displaced by Climate Change

The natural range of the endangered western swamp tortoise is increasingly untenable because of reduced rainfall.

Climate Change Could Put Tiny Krill at Big Risk

Warming ocean waters and changes in sea ice coverage could cause dramatic declines in Antarctic krill.

California’s New Climate Rules, Explained

A progressive culture and Silicon Valley-style innovation turned California into a climate leader.

Study Finds Biofuels Worse for Climate than Gasoline

New research suggests American biofuels are doing more harm to the climate than good.

Study Suggests Earlier Onset of Human-Driven Warming

The signal of human-driven warming can be detected as far back as the 1830s, a new study finds.

The Future of National Parks is Going to be a Lot Hotter

National Parks' physical boundaries might not change, but their climate boundaries will as the world warms.

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ a Finalist for 2 Awards

Climate Central's groundbreaking series, Pulp Fiction, was named as a finalist for two national awards.

Key Program in Doubt as California Climate Bill Approved

California inches closer to new climate rules, but doubts grow over its cap-and-trade program.

This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like

Climate change has helped open the Northwest Passage again this year.

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.

Most Cities Too Hot to Host Summer Olympics by 2085

Due to rising temperatures, Northern Hemisphere cities could be too hot to host the Olympic Games.

After Scorching Heat, Earth Likely to Get Respite in 2017

In a welcome break, a new annual heat record is unlikely in 2017 since the effect of El Niño is fading.

With Warming, Western Fires May Sicken More People

Tens of millions more Western residents are expected to suffer from sickening "smoke waves" as temperatures rise.

Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change

The Alaskan village of Shishmaref is losing up to 10 feet of shoreline each year, so it's relocating.

July Makes 15 Record Hot Months in a Row

July is the 15th record-hot month in a row, according to NOAA, keeping 2016 on its way to the hottest year on record.

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science

Wood energy can help industries manage waste, but it's not as climate friendly as Congress claims.

Stagnant Air on the Rise, Upping Ozone Risk

Hot weather can trigger high levels of air pollution that can have health consequences for millions of Americans.

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Record Highs vs. Record Lows Daily record highs are outpacing record lows across the U.S. due to climate change.

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