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Moderately Cold Temps ‘More Deadly Than Heat Waves’

Study finds prolonged exposure to moderately cold temps kills more people than heat waves or freezing spells.

Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Past 12 Months Tied for Warmest on Record

The past 12 months, ending in April, were the warmest such stretch on record, going back 136 years.

Take a Look at One of the First Climate Models In Action

Climate models, they just don’t make ‘em like they used to (though that might not be a bad thing).

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

May CO2 Peak Shows Trend Is Up, Up, Up

CO2 is about to reach its annual May peak, showing the seemingly inexorable rise in the greenhouse gas levels.

NY Fracking Report Underscores Quake, Climate Risks

New York cites climate, pollution and earthquake risks as major uncertainties swirling around fracking.

The Bright Side of 13 Years of Clouds in 1 Map

Combining 13 years of global cloud data leads to one spectacular image of our planet.

Watch 135 Years of Global Warming in 30 Seconds

Thanks to NASA, you only need 30 seconds to see how the world has warmed over the past 135 years.

What Severe Weather Season Looks Like in 8 Seconds

Tornado season is about to kick into high gear. See what parts of the U.S. have the highest risk.

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

Carbon Pricing Helping Farmers Ease Methane Pollution

The government want more farmers turning waste methane into biogas. Here's how California is helping.

New NASA Satellite Gets the Dirt on Soil Moisture

NASA's SMAP satellite has sent back the first global look at soil moisture, a key drought indicator.

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your st…

Since First Earth Day, U.S. Temps Have Been On the Rise

A state-by-state analysis of U.S. temperature trends since the first Earth Day in 1970.

The State of the Earth in 4 Climate Trends

On Earth Day, take a look at the key trends that underpin global warming.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

2015 Hottest Year to Date, Could Top 2014 Record

So far, 2015 has been the warmest year on record, going back more than 100 years.

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Envisioning Ice Loss Greenland lost an average of 577 billion tons of ice per year from 2004-2007. But just how much is that?

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