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Globally, 2017 on Track to Be Second Hottest Year

Globally, 2017 is trending as the second hottest year on record, only behind 2016.

2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally

2017 is on track to be the third hottest year on record for the U.S.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.

July Was Record Hot for Parts of Alaska and the West

July was record warm for Alaska's northernmost city and the hottest month on record for the globe at Death Valley.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons

The Southwest's monsoons are becoming more intense, even as less rain falls on average.

Cities Are Already Suffering From Summer Heat. Climate Change Will Make It Worse

Cities are already suffering from the impacts of extreme heat. It'll only get worse as the climate changes.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

Tesla Joins Effort to Pair Batteries With Offshore Wind

Two companies are planning to build the world's largest project combining offshore wind with electricity storage.

Miami Just Had Its Hottest Month on Record

Miami just had its hottest month on record, fueled by a near-record streak of 90-degree days and sultry nights.

Wildfire Season Is Scorching the West

The Western wildfire season is off to a busy start, as rising temperatures fuel more and larger wildfires.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s

With weeks left in the melt season, Arctic sea ice area is already below the annual low of the 1980s.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

The record global temperature of 2015 is likely to become the norm by 2040, and possibly even earlier.