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It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

May Continues a Ridiculous Warm Streak for the Planet

New NASA data shows this May was the second-hottest May on record.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

A GOP Congressman Is Forging Ahead on Climate Action

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is laying the groundwork for federal bipartisan climate action down the road.

There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris

America's Pledge is part of a growing effort by local governments to meet the U.S. Paris Agreement goals.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

Carbon Dioxide Set an All-Time Monthly High

May 2017 marked a new atmospheric carbon dioxide peak. It's the highest it's likely been in human history.

Trump’s Base the Big Winner from Paris Withdrawal

Trump’s decision to quit the Paris agreement handed a symbolic victory to his nationalist supporters.

Trump Broke With 194 Countries on the Paris Climate Pact

President Trump has announced plans to pull the U.S. out of the world's landmark climate agreement.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking Off

The crack that's been cutting into Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to create a huge iceberg.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.

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