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Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change

A federal task force was formed last year to provide adaptation ideas. On Monday, it delivered 100.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

NASA, Other Data Show Globe Had Warmest October

For the third month in a row, global temperatures were in record high territory according to NASA.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

No Recovery, But a Sliver of Drought Gain for Calif.

The start to the rainy season provided a little drought reprieve for California but full recovery is unlikely.

Waiting for El Niño. Still. Again.

El Nino: After 8 months, it's still not here, and there's a better chance that it may not form at all.

2014 Will Go Down As Hottest In California’s History

There is a better than 99 percent chance that 2014 will be the warmest year on record in California.

Drying Amazon Could Be Major Carbon Concern

Since 2000, the Amazon rainforest has been drying, a trend that could have big carbon implications.

6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

One of Sao Paulo’s Biggest Reservoirs Is Nearly Dry

Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo.

What Will Winter Hold for Drought-Plagued California?

El Nino probably won't bring California drought-busting winter rains, but the news may not be all bad.

Winter Unlikely to See Repeat of Frigid Polar Vortex

The bouts of polar vortex incursions that happened last winter are unlikely this year, NOAA says.

Calif. Heads for Warmest Year As Drought Hangs On

Despite a wet September out West, drought is still a major concern as heat continues to bake the region.

2014 Extreme Weather: Looking for Climate Ties

Some of the extreme weather events from 2014 in which climate change could have played a role.

Drought Dries Up California Hydropower

Normally, 20 percent of California’s power comes from hydroelectric sources. But not anymore.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Drought Drains Already Diminished Aral Sea

A lobe of the ailing Aral Sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has dried up for the first time.

Hints of Climate Change in California’s Drought

Monday's studies hinted at climate change's role in California's drought, but stopped short of blaming it.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Climate Fueled Some of 2013’s Most Extreme Events

Heat waves can clearly be linked to climate change, a new report finds, while rain events are murkier.

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Mountain Snowmelt and Fire Recently, in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

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