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Hot and Getting Hotter: Heat Islands Cooking U.S. Cities

Since 1970, cities have been warming, and have been getting hotter far faster than adjacent rural areas.

Here’s How Arctic Sea Ice Could Shrink Even More

Waves are building in the Arctic Ocean, and they could hasten sea ice's downward spiral.

July Checks In as 4th Warmest on Record Worldwide

July 2014 was the 4th-warmest on record globally, following world's warmest June on record.

Interactive Wildfires Map Tracks the Blazes in the U.S.

Monitor wildfires currently active in the lower 48 states and Alaska with Climate Central’s interactive map.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

Europe’s Forests Suffer Effects of Climate Change

New research shows that forest ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in the climate.

6 Degrees: Farming, Glaciers and Epic Flooding

This week has everything from saving tons of CO2 to the climate context of New England's epic floods.

Picture This: Pileus Cloud and Lots and Lots of Rain

Torrents of rain fell in some U.S. cities, setting records, while a funnel cloud formed near a UK runway.

Expanding Existing Farmland Would Benefit Climate

Study shows expanding farmland may be better for the climate than cutting down forests for new farmland.

10 Images Show & Explain the Northeast Flooding

Heavy rains have ravaged the Northeast from Baltimore to Long Island, setting records along the way.

New CO2 Satellite Sends First Data Back to Earth

NASA's newest satellite sent back it first data and it looks like all systems are running smoothly.

What Climate Change in the Rockies Means for its Water

A new report on climate change and water supplies in Colorado could be a warning for other Western states.

California Has Hottest Start to Year While Midwest Chills

California has had its hottest first seven months of the year, crushing the previous record.

Keystone XL Will Spike Oil Demand and CO2, Study Says

New study says the State Department may have greatly underestimated Keystone XL's CO2 emissions.

Steady Increase in Flights Will Outweigh Carbon Cuts

Researchers say the demand for flights needs to drop to counteract the effects of growing carbon emissions.

What Climate Change Means for Your Coffee

Coffee's low genetic diversity plus a shifting climate leads to more risks of infestation from pests & diseases.

6 Degrees: Gas Leaks, Algae Blooms, Flash Floods & More

Top news ranging from SoCal's flash floods to a possible missing link between tornadoes and climate change.

Picture This: Fire Clouds & A Slew of Pacific Storms

Pyrocumulus clouds over western wildfires lead this week's roundup of the best weather and climate photos.

For Canada, Tar Sands Are Bigger Than Keystone XL

For Canada, the tar sands' future hinges on the economic opportunity to bring oil reserves to market.

Why Hurricanes Are So Rare in Hawaii

A persistent high pressure ridge and cooler ocean waters typically keep Hawaii from seeing any hurricanes.

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Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection Sea level rise projected for this century presents significant threats to Savannah.