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Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

U.S. Left as ‘Footnote’ in G7 Climate Talks

World leaders expressed "deep disappointment" with the U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate pact.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

State and Corporate Climate Action Just Got Serious

More than 1,200 businesses and states have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

Carbon Dioxide Set an All-Time Monthly High

May 2017 marked a new atmospheric carbon dioxide peak. It's the highest it's likely been in human history.

Trump’s Base the Big Winner from Paris Withdrawal

Trump’s decision to quit the Paris agreement handed a symbolic victory to his nationalist supporters.

Trump Broke With 194 Countries on the Paris Climate Pact

President Trump has announced plans to pull the U.S. out of the world's landmark climate agreement.

Summers Are Getting Hotter

Summers are getting hotter across most of the country.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Add Nitrous Oxide to the List of Permafrost Melt Concerns

In addition to methane and carbon dioxide, scientists say permafrost could also release nitrous oxide.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

Larson Talks Climate-Friendly Cars on Weather Channel

New research shows electric cars emit more greenhouse gases than hybrids in some states.

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Greenland Total Ice Loss 2004-07 Greenland has been losing large amounts of ice into the sea – enough to collect into rafts the size of states.

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