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Conflict Makes Nations Vulnerable to Climate Impacts

Researchers have found that conflict makes people more vulnerable to climate impacts.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, dro…

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

The Shum Show: Record Heat Across the Globe

There's record heat around the globe, and the globe as a whole is getting hot.

Potential El Niño Winter Impacts

With the current El Niño, there is some hope of such an extreme drought easing this winter.

Rain Needed to Bust the Drought

Parts of the West need more than 20 inches of rain to erase the drought.

Climate Matters: What Will it Take to Break the Drought?

California and the Southern Plain states illustrate how droughts can form in very different ways.

8 Western States Have Warmest Year So Far

Eight western states have recorded their warmest year-to-date through October, and the Lower 48 could see a Top 10.

Attribution Studies Home in on Climate Change Signal

The role of climate change in extreme weather events is examined in an annual compilation of attribution studies.

El Niño Lifts Odds of Wetter South, Drier North This Winter

Winter weather across the U.S. will be heavily influenced by a strong El Niño, possibly bringing rains to California.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

Record El Niño Set to Cause Hunger for 10 Million Poorest

Oxfam says countries already facing a ‘major emergency’ include Ethiopia, where 4.5 million people need food aid.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

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In California, a Paltry Snowpack Not Seen in Centuries

California's record low snowpack hasn't been seen in at least 500 years, but will become more common.

Firestorm Leaves ‘Mass Destruction’ in California

Drought-fueled wildfires over the weekend destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least one person.


Amazon Deforestation Recent deforestation in Brazil has been rapid, causing greenhouse gas emissions.

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