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Warming to Bring ‘Epidemic’ of Heat-Related Injuries

U.N. report warns heat stress suffered by factory and field workers will devastate health and reduce productivity.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef

New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

Carbon Fee Debate Goes Mainstream in Washington State

A carbon tax ballot measure in Washington state is dividing the region's environmental groups.

South Asia Monsoon Outlook

From June through September, the Southwest Monsoon dominates life in much of South Asia.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

1,000 Species Have Been Moved Due to Human Impact

Animals and plants are increasingly being ‘translocated’ from their native areas to survive effects of climate change.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

Earth Day 2016: A Focus on Trees

Bernadette Woods Placky takes a look at how important trees are to the Earth's climate.

The U.S. Has Been Warming Fast Since The First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, average temperatures across the U.S. have been rising.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Bleaching Has Hit 93 Percent of the Great Barrier Reef

The vast majority of the world's largest reef ecosystem has been ravaged by coral bleaching.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Warming Means Nicer U.S. Weather, But It Won’t Last

Since the 1970s, global warming has lead to nicer weather for most Americans, but that trend will reverse.

Flirting with the 1.5°C Threshold

Analysis shows emissions reductions will need to be dramatically accelerated to meet the 1.5°C COP21 goal.

March Continues Streak of Exceptional Global Warmth

Not only was March record warm, but the planet is having its hottest year to date by a significant margin.

New Data Set Poised to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation

Scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.

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Montana’s Wind Energy Potential Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.

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