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Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.

Disaster and Neglect in Louisiana

A special report on the aftermath and science of the worst rainstorm in Louisiana's history.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons

The Southwest's monsoons are becoming more intense, even as less rain falls on average.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

Tesla Joins Effort to Pair Batteries With Offshore Wind

Two companies are planning to build the world's largest project combining offshore wind with electricity storage.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Countries With Coral Reefs Must Do More on Climate

Custodians of world heritage-listed sites should aim to keep global temperature increases to just 1.5°C.

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

A new report shows that greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

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Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011 This slideshow recaps the year's extraordinarily destructive climate and weather events, including searing heat waves, parching

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