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U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

March Was Second Hottest on Record Globally

March was the second hottest March on record, according to NASA, behind only 2016, a mark of rising global warming.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.

Electricity’s Carbon Footprint in U.S. Shrinks, Sets Record

U.S. energy-related carbon pollution fell in 2016, part of a decade-long trend as utilities use less coal.

The March for Science is Getting Organized

On the eve of the March for Science, organizers have started hinting about what they plan to do next.

Energy Dept. Scrubs Paris Agreement From Climate Page

The expunging of climate information from government websites continues to march forward.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

Parts of the Arctic Ocean are Turning Into the Atlantic

Climate change is helping drive warm water into the eastern Arctic Ocean, altering it in unprecedented ways.

Congress’ ‘Political Theater’ Threatens Science, Climate

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to hamstring federal climate action.

Thinning Arctic Sea Ice Prompts Algae Bloom Study

Climate change is stirring life in the Arctic Ocean as thinning sea ice lets in more sunlight.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

Trump’s Executive Order is Out of Step With Americans

Polling shows that President Trump's climate actions aren't in line with most Americans' opinions.

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming.

Trump Just Approved the Keystone XL Pipeline

The contentious Keystone XL pipeline is now one step closer to being built, but its saga is far from over.

The State Dept. Rewrote Its Climate Change Page

New website language provides clues for how the State Department will address climate change.

Climate Change is on Pace to Kill an Ice Age Remnant

Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

The White House’s proposed budget forcefully kicks many federal climate-related energy programs to the curb.

Global Heat Continues With Second-Hottest February

February was the second hottest on record, despite the lack of an El Niño, a clear mark of global warming.

Climate-Friendly Energy Star Program Could be Cut

The Energy Star program is as much a climate program as it is an energy savings program.

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2015 Hottest Year on Record So Far Through the first nine months of the year, 2015 has been the hottest year on record globally.

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