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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.

July Makes 15 Record Hot Months in a Row

July is the 15th record-hot month in a row, according to NOAA, keeping 2016 on its way to the hottest year on record.

Scorching July is World’s Hottest Month on Record

July was yet another record hot month for the Earth, all but guaranteeing 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

2016 Third Warmest for U.S. Through July

The U.S. is having its third-warmest year through July, in part thanks to a major heat wave across much of the country.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

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Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100 A look at how U.S. temperatures are projected to change given two emission scenarios.

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