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Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

Extreme weather is estimated to cut production of major crops by 23 percent over the next 30 years.

Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

Rising temperatures are causing less of each winter’s snowpack to flow down a major river as water.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

Europe’s Farming Vulnerable with Water Scarcity

Climate change-induced water scarcity could push up prices for meat and dairy in Europe.

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

Calculating the costs of natural disasters could be a valuable way to recognize the potential for damage.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

How Warming Could Impact Your Easter Chocolate

Climate change is a growing threat to impact the global supply of chocolate.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.

Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

California finally has a healthy mountain snowpack, but as temperatures continue to rise, that could change in the future.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.

Climate Change Pushes World Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

Earth is a planet in upheaval, with high temperatures pushing it into “truly uncharted territory."

Drought, Weather Fuel Record Oklahoma Wildfires

A dearth of precipitation and windy, dry weather have fueled a record winter wildfire season in Oklahoma.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.

It’s Official: 2016 Was Second Hottest Year for U.S.

2016 was the second hottest year on record for the U.S. and the 20th consecutive year above average.

How Climate Change Impacted 2015’s Extreme Weather

Climate change boosted the odds or intensity of many of 2015's extreme weather events, an annual report finds.

Despite Climate Exodus, Marshall Islanders Head Home

After many young people fled in the face of climate change impacts, some are choosing to return.

Tennessee Wildfire is ‘Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen’

Intense drought and powerful winds conspired to whip a massive wildfire that endangered Gatlinburg, Tenn.

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun's energy.

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