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U.S. Drought Intensifies in Texas and Florida

The long-running U.S. drought expanded in two key areas of the country last week – Florida and West Texas.

The Latest On The Developing March Snowstorm

A major snowstorm is gathering strength in the Midwest, and projected to wallop the Mid-Atlantic states.

Study Shows A Future In Trans-Arctic Shipping

Declining sea ice is likely to make the Arctic accessible to more ships than ever before, according to a new study.

Remarkable Summer in Australia Is its Hottest On Record

Australia had its hottest summer on record, complete with a heat wave of unparalleled intensity, scope, and duration.

Heavy Rains, Snow Bring First Hint of Good Drought News

The severe drought ebbed in the Southeast, but water supply concerns are growing amid a dry Western winter.

NOAA to Map Alaska’s Increasingly Ice-Free Arctic Waters

NOAA will be revising its coastal charts for Alaska as global warming has sent sea ice plummeting.

Himalayan Farmers Coping with an Uncertain Future

Scientists say changes in climate are more evident in the Himalayan region than in most other areas of the planet.

EU’s Attempt to Curb Carbon Emissions Limps On

EU’s attempt to give carbon a value to encourage industry to cut greenhouse emissions has been given a reprieve.

With Keystone In Limbo, Alberta Launches Carbon Contest

Best known as the home to Canada's oil sands and Keystone pipeline, Alberta is calling for climate change solutions.

Warming Climate Yields Another Hot January: NOAA

January was the ninth-warmest such month on record, continuing the string of warm months.

Warming Winters: U.S. Temperature Trends

Winters are warming all across the U.S. A new report and state-by-state interactive illustrate just how much.

Volcanic CO2 Caused Ancient Episodes of Global Warming

In the distant past paleo-climatologists believed volcanic activity was a major cause of global warming.

Image of the Day: China’s Poor Air Quality From Above

This NASA satellite image shows the bad air quality in China occurring from a different perspective.

Community Rallies Against Proposed Trash Incinerator

Proposals are proliferating nationwide to incinerate trash and generate energy, firing up the local opposition.

Ex-IPCC Head: Prepare for 5°C Warmer World

Former chair of the IPCC says global average temperatures could reach 5°C above their pre-industrial level.

NOAA: February 2012 to January 2013 Warmest on Record

January was warmer and wetter than average in the contiguous U.S., despite the persistent drought in the nation's heartland.

Obama: Will Act on Climate, With or Without Congress

President Barack Obama said that he will use his executive powers to enact new policies to fight climate change.

East Coast Faces Rising Seas From Slowing Gulf Stream

New study shows that global warming is slowing the flow of the Gulf Stream, which will trigger sea level rise.

Science Groups Push Obama for Climate Change Summit

Six scientific and environmental societies asked the White House to hold a national summit on climate change.

Study Downplays Risk of Catastrophic Amazon ‘Dieback’

In a warming world, tropical forests may be hardier than previously thought according to a new study.