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Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

Sea level rise and more intense surge could make Hurricane Sandy-level flooding a generational occurrence.

The Shum Show: Speaking of Hurricanes

With Hurricane Matthew making waves in the news, you might be wondering about the connection between hurricanes and climate change.

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate change poses a national security risk, but the Obama administration has a plan to deal with it.

UN Climate Pact Moves Closer to Taking Effect

A slew of documents filed on Wednesday pushed the new UN climate treaty closer to taking effect.

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

Is La Niña Here? Depends Who You Ask

NOAA has dropped its La Niña watch, but that doesn't mean the climate phenomenon is done for the year.

These Images Show Near-Record Low 2016 Arctic Sea Ice

This year's sea ice extent is likely the second lowest on record, continuing a troubling climate trend.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

Atlantic Hurricane Season is Seeing More Major Storms

The U.S. has enjoyed a respite from major hurricanes but the basin as a whole is spawning more powerful storms.

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

Unprecedented rainfall in parts of Louisiana last month was made more likely by global warming.

Atlantic Hurricane Season

September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Landfalling Typhoons Have Become More Intense

Typhoons that make landfall in the Northwest Pacific have intensified more, and faster, than those that stay out at sea.

The Shum Show: Summer, Storms, and Salt

Summer is over, and here comes Hermine!

Dredging Brings Severe Flood Risk to Wilmington, N.C.

Deepening shipping channels for modern ships has worsened flood risks in parts of North Carolina.

Tropical Storm Madeline Sent CO2 Below 400 PPM

The Mauna Loa Observatory had a brief respite from 400 ppm carbon dioxide readings thanks to Madeline.

Drought-Hardy Yards Could Ease Californian Heat Waves

Native landscaping could warm up the days in L.A., but cooling effects at night may be be greater.


Geoengineering Methods These are some of the main geoengineering proposals that have been put forward by scientists and other experts.

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