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Report Shows Inland Flooding to Increase in the U.S.

Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.

Inland Flooding Threat to Increase by 2050

A large majority of states will face an increased threat of inland flooding by mid-century.

Florida Reefs Are Dissolving Much Sooner Than Expected

Ocean acidification is causing reefs in Florida to dissolve decades ahead of previous predictions.

Stunning Cloud Maps Tell the Story of Life on Earth

Researchers have created the first high resolution cloud maps for the whole world and they're pretty amazing.

Global Warming Is Starving West Coast Waters of Oxygen

Global warming is reducing oxygen supplies for marine wildlife along the West Coast and elsewhere.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef

New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

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

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Flirting with the 1.5°C Threshold

Analysis shows emissions reductions will need to be dramatically accelerated to meet the 1.5°C COP21 goal.

March Continues Streak of Exceptional Global Warmth

Not only was March record warm, but the planet is having its hottest year to date by a significant margin.

Here’s What Happens When Companies Track Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?

New Milestone: Earth Sees 11 Record Hot Months in a Row

March continued the streak of warmest months on record, which has now itself set a record of 11 such months in a row.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

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Keeling Curve Charles David Keeling's measurements provided the significant evidence of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration

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