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Satellites Show Vanuatu’s Scars From Cyclone Pam

Landsat images reveal the fury of Cyclone Pam and the long road Vanuatu has to recovery.

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.

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.

Wind Could Power 35 Percent of U.S. Electricity by 2050

A Department of Energy report says the U.S. could get more than a third of its electricity from wind turbines by 2050

Southern California’s Fog Falls Victim to Concrete

Urbanization in southern California is reducing the region's fogginess, further drying the parched state.

Public Lands May Be America’s Best Climate Defense

National forests, parks and other public lands play a major role in America's defense against climate change.

Artificial Photosynthesis Closer to Boosting Renewables

Caltech scientists think they have made another step toward creating energy from artificial photosynthesis.

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Warming Could Hit Rates Unseen in 1,000 Years

Unprecedented warming is likely in the near future, underscoring the need for adaptation planning.

Maps Show El Niño Won’t Help the West’s Water Woes

Two maps illustrate why the spring arrival of El Niño will not bring relief for the West's drought woes.

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.

Isn’t CO2 a Good Thing?

Just like our bodies, the climate system can become unbalanced if it gets too much of a good thing.

Carbon Dioxide on the Rise

Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to climb, averaging 400 parts per million for the month of February — the earliest in the year Ea…

Highest Levels in 800,000 Years

This is the first time in at least 800,000 years, and possibly as long as 2 million, that atmospheric carbon dioxide levels have been this hig…

Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

Sunny Side East: Solar Takes Off in Eastern U.S.

North Carolina is overtaking California for most utility-scale solar farms being developed.

A February First: CO2 Levels Pass 400 PPM Milestone

February is the first month of 2015 with an average carbon dioxide level above 400 ppm.

NASA Satellites Show Rain In Detail Like Never Before

NASA released new precipitation data that could revolutionize climate and weather forecasting.

How Sahara Dust Sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

New satellite data shows how Sahara dust in the wind makes it to the Amazon, ensuring its survival.

Presidential Climate Timeline

Check out key climate milestones, by presidential term.

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Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in Washington, DC, the the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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