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Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

Reservoirs are responsible for 1.3 percent of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions, a study says.

Climate Change and Fall Foliage

Climate change is altering important elements affecting fall foliage.

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently

Carbon dioxide just hit its annual minimum at Mauna Loa Observatory and failed to dip below 400 ppm.

Clean Power Plan Faces Appeals Court Showdown

Legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan will be argued in a federal appeals court Tuesday.

100 Countries Push to Phase Out HFCs

Hydrofluorocarbon used in air conditioners could add 0.5°C to global temperatures by the end of the century.

This is What Climate Change Sounds Like, in D Minor

Yellow cedars are dying in Alaska and researchers have turned the data showing their demise into music.

Streak of Record-Hot Temps Adds Another Month

August marked 16 record-hot months in a row, virtually guaranteeing 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

The Shum Show: All About Anomalies

Here's why we always talk about global temperature anomalies as opposed to actual global temperatures.

Is La Niña Here? Depends Who You Ask

NOAA has dropped its La Niña watch, but that doesn't mean the climate phenomenon is done for the year.

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002

The annual Arctic sea ice minimum extent has been below average every year since 2002.

Climate Change, Explained in One Simple Comic

Nerdy web comic xkcd has an amazing look at what "the climate has changed before" actually means.

August Ties July as Hottest Month Ever on Record

August continued the remarkable streak of record hot months in 2016, and tied July as the hottest month on record.

Soaring Ocean Temperature ‘Greatest Hidden Challenge’

A new report warns that global warming is changing the behavior of marine species and spreading disease.

Obama Administration Unveils Vision for Offshore Wind

The federal government on Friday unveiled its vision for wind farms off of nearly every U.S. coastline.

5th Hottest U.S. Summer Saw Record Northeast Heat

August was record hot for eight Northeastern states, amid the third warmest year for the contiguous U.S.

Atlantic Hurricane Season

September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Here’s What China, U.S. Just Committed to on Climate

With key documents filed Saturday by China and U.S., the UN climate pact may take effect this year.

Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.

Study Suggests Earlier Onset of Human-Driven Warming

The signal of human-driven warming can be detected as far back as the 1830s, a new study finds.