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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.

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

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

Half of World Could See Deadly Heat Waves By 2100

Deadly heat waves could impact half to 75 percent of the world's population if greenhouse gases aren't curtailed.

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding

The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the U.S.

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown

A Texas-sized chunk of Antarctica went into meltdown last year raising concerns about the future.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

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.

May Continues a Ridiculous Warm Streak for the Planet

New NASA data shows this May was the second-hottest May on record.

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.

More Hot Days Across the U.S.

See the trend in hot days in these U.S. cities.

Small Change in Average, Big Change in Extremes

A small increase in average temperature leads to a big increase in extreme heat.

Days Above 100°F: Projections

This is how hot the United States could be in the future.

A GOP Congressman Is Forging Ahead on Climate Action

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is laying the groundwork for federal bipartisan climate action down the road.

Human Activities Are Taking Their Toll in the Deep Ocean

Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution, overfishing and more.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris

America's Pledge is part of a growing effort by local governments to meet the U.S. Paris Agreement goals.

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.

Dead Zones: Warming Oceans Hold Less Oxygen

Warming waters are decreasing oxygen in the oceans, creating dead zones for marine plants and animals.

As CO2 Goes Up, Ocean Health Goes Down

Excessive carbon emissions are worsening the ocean's health.

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Atlantic Hurricane Season September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.

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