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The Temperature Spiral, Now With 2016’s Record Heat

The world had a record hot year in 2016. There's no better time to revisit the temperature spiral.

2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

2016 has been declared the hottest year on record, the third year in a row to do so and a marker of global warming.

Trump Tweeted the Wrong Ivanka. She Gave Him Climate Advice

President-elect Trump mentioned the wrong Ivanka in a tweet, leading to a climate change lesson.

Trump CIA Pick Evades Climate Change Questions

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) refused to say if he accepts the overwhelming evidence of climate change.

Climate Change Is the World’s Biggest Risk, in 3 Charts

In its annual risk review, the World Economic Forum ranked climate change among its most impactful risks.

Canada’s Vast Source of Climate Pollution May Go Bust

Low oil prices threaten oil sands mines in Canada — a major source of carbon pollution.

Watch Rex Tillerson’s Confirmation Hearing Live

Trump's nominee for Secretary of State is appearing in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Trump Nominees Should Answer These Climate Questions

Climate and energy experts say these are the most important questions to ask Trump's cabinet nominees.

Trump’s ‘Extreme’ Cabinet Could Fuel Warming Crisis

Executives and anti-science politicians being considered for key Trump posts could slow climate action.

Obama Just Made the Case for His Clean Energy Legacy

Writing in one of the world's leading scientific journals, President Obama stated the case for clean energy.

It’s Official: 2016 Was Second Hottest Year for U.S.

2016 was the second hottest year on record for the U.S. and the 20th consecutive year above average.

U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2026, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

There Were a Crazy Number of Record Highs in 2016

Climate change helped ensure the most lopsided ratio of record daily highs to lows ever recorded in the U.S.

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

A regulatory bloodbath is looming in D.C., but climate protections could advance elsewhere in 2017.

Heat Is On for 2017, Just Not Record-Setting

2017 likely won't extend the recent streak of record-hot years, but it will still be among the warmest on record.

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

These Are the 10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016

From dead coral to hopeful deals, these are the stories that mattered most about climate change.

Google Earth Shows 30 Years of Climate Change

Satellites images reveal a planet in flux from melting ice to growing arrays of solar panels.

The U.S. Has Been Overwhelmingly Hot This Year

Of 1,730 weather stations across the country, 98 percent are running above normal this year.

Temperatures Are Soaring at the North Pole . . . Again

Climate change is cranking up the heat at the North Pole and made the current heat wave *much more* likely.

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Western Wildfire Trends An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.

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