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Stars Wars Meets the IPCC Report

Climate change gets the Star Wars treatment. Is the force strong with this idea?

Celebrate NASA Satellite’s Birthday With 5 Amazing Pics

The longest continuously-collected satellite dataset in the world turns 42 years old today.

U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking

The U.S. scored 13th in global energy efficiency ranking, or near the bottom of the world's 16 largest economies.

Driven by Ocean Heat, World Sets Mark for Hottest June

Oceans were the hottest they've been on record this June, leading to a month of record heat across the world.

Renewables Revolution Could be in Management, Not Tech

Renewables revolution over the next decade may exist in how power is managed, not in new technology.

Planet is Running a Temp: State of the Climate ‘Check-Up’

A new report -- the latest checkup on the health of the global climate system -- says the planet is running a temperature.

Fires in NW Territories in Line with ‘Unprecedented’ Burn

The wildfires searing the Northwest Territories could be a harbinger of things to come in a warming world.

So You Think You Know Renewables? Take the Quiz

Though renewables have advanced since they were invented, it might surprise how long they've been around.

Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion

A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.

Groundwater Is Drought Lifeline for California Farmers

Groundwater has helped farmers trying to survive the California drought, but losses are still heavy.

Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

The military is already looking at its climate change vulnerabilities but more needs to be done.

Measuring Cow & Pig Emissions Goes to New Heights

Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.

U.S. Public Lands Fading As Fossil Fuels Source

Fossil fuels are shifting away from national forests and other public lands because of coincidence of geology.

4 GIFs Show If Tropical Storm Arthur Will Ruin Your July 4

Track Tropical Storm Arthur's progress to see if your Fourth of July weekend is in jeopardy.

90-Degree Days Late Arriving for Boston, NYC

Neither New York City nor Boston has recorded a 90-degree temperature yet this summer, surprisingly late.

Fracked Oil, Gas Well Defects Leading to Methane Leaks

A Cornell University study says shale gas well defects lead to methane leaks in Pennsylvania.

Launch Nears for NASA’s New CO2-Measuring Satellite

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 will measure CO2 in Earth's atmosphere and help find sources and sinks.

First Tropical Storm Looms, As Does a Wet July 4th

A storm sitting off Florida's coast is likely to become the first tropical storm of Atlantic hurricane season.

Basis for EPA Clean Power Plan Cuts a ‘Mystery’

The biggest CO2 emitter won’t need to make the biggest emissions cuts under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

New CO2 Milestone: 3 Months Above 400 PPM

CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have been above 400 ppm for three months in a row for the first time.

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