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A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s

With weeks left in the melt season, Arctic sea ice area is already below the annual low of the 1980s.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Already Cracking Up

It's been less than a week, but the Larsen C ice shelf and the iceberg it calved are already changing.

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

The record global temperature of 2015 is likely to become the norm by 2040, and possibly even earlier.

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

A new report shows that greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice

Arctic melt season has begun in earnest with sea ice at its lowest June volume on record.

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion

The soon-to-be Larsen C iceberg is pulling away from the ice shelf at an unprecedented rate.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

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.