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Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

Sunny Side East: Solar Takes Off in Eastern U.S.

North Carolina is overtaking California for most utility-scale solar farms being developed.

A February First: CO2 Levels Pass 400 PPM Milestone

February is the first month of 2015 with an average carbon dioxide level above 400 ppm.

NASA Satellites Show Rain In Detail Like Never Before

NASA released new precipitation data that could revolutionize climate and weather forecasting.

How Sahara Dust Sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

New satellite data shows how Sahara dust in the wind makes it to the Amazon, ensuring its survival.

Racking Up Climate Milestones One President at a Time

Take a look at climate milestones and scientific discoveries from Washington through Obama.

Whiteout? Map Shows Last Time All 50 States Had Snow

It's been five years since all 50 states were united in a common cause: snow cover.

New Global Warming Goal Is Goal of Talks

U.N. climate negotiators are searching for a new target — something to complement the 2°C goal.

Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

Climate change could make 'unprecedented' drought almost a given in the western U.S. by 2100.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Paris Talks Won’t Achieve 2°C Goal: Does That Matter?

As U.N. delegates gather for talks in Geneva, some worry that the next climate agreement will fall short.

Hottest Year on Record

2014 set a new mark for the hottest year on record. And while unprecedented heat has become almost common place, it's been a long time since…

Winter Is Losing Its Cool

Cold nights are on the decline. Explore our latest interactive to see what this warming would feel like for you.

EPA: Keystone XL to Emit 1 Billion Extra Tons of GHGs

The EPA says the Keystone XL Pipeline will emit 1 billion more tons of GHGs over conventional crude oil.

Hot Years, Long Odds

Nearly all of the planet's warmest years on record have occurred in the past 15 years. Is that just a coincidence? Climate Central calculates…

One More Log on the Fire for 2014 As Hottest Year

Yet another climate agency weighs in and ranks 2014 as the hottest year on record.

Everyday Climate Change, Now On Instagram

Instagram is getting a healthy dose of climate change everyday thanks to a new account.

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Thunderstorms Helping Bring Ozone Down to Earth

Thunderstorms are bringing ozone closer to Earth, where it acts as a greenhouse gas.

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Summer Temperature Trends Summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.

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