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Katrina: Lasting Climate Lessons for a Sinking City

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is dealing with sinking land as sea levels rise.

Wildfires Are Ruining the National Park Service’s Birthday

Wildfires are making it hard to enjoy the scenic vistas National Parks are famous for.

Drought-Fueled Wildfires Burn 7 Million Acres in U.S.

More than 7 million acres of land have burned in the U.S. so far in 2015.

Hurricane Danny Takes Aim at Drought-Parched Caribbean

Hurricane Danny has formed as the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.

2015 Edges Closer to Warmest Year on Record

After a record warm July, 2015 looks to beat 2014 as the warmest year on record.

Study: China May Have Overestimated Carbon Emissions

Scientists may have overestimated China's carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.

EPA Moves to Cut Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The EPA has proposed new rules limiting methane emissions from new fracked oil wells.

Climate Change Is Getting Its Own Museum

The world is getting a climate museum and its creators say it will be around for centuries.

Underground Desert Aquifers Could Hold Missing Carbon

Underground desert aquifers fed by irrigation could account for part of the missing land-based carbon sink.

Heat Continues to Roast West, Fueling Drought, Blazes

Record heat continues across much of the West, helping to deepen drought and fuel wildfires.

All of 2015’s Rain for the U.S. in 14 Seconds

NASA satellites have sent back a detailed view of rain and snow across the U.S. so far this year.

What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Mosquito Season Getting Longer

In many parts of the country, changes in climate have likely increased habitat suitability for mosquitoes.

Ticks Take Off

Climate change has impacted the size and geographical distribution of tick populations.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Record Hot First Half May Herald Warmest Year Yet

June 2015 was the warmest June on record, and there's a good chance 2015 will be the warmest year.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

Summer Nights are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Climate change is creating warmer summer nights for every state in the U.S.

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Hurricane Power on the Rise The engine that powers hurricanes - heat from the ocean - has increased.

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