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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.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

The Arctic Has Been Crazy Warm All Year. This Is What It Means for Sea Ice

Arctic melt season has begun in earnest with sea ice at its lowest June volume on record.

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities

Billions of people call cities home, and they're going to get a lot hotter because of climate change.

Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

Weather-related disruptions at so-called "chokepoints" could limit global food supplies and push up prices.

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

Large wildfires are becoming increasing common and severe in boreal forests around the world.

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding

The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the U.S.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

Sea level rise and more severe storms are overwhelming U.S. coastal communities.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

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

El Niño Again? This Is Why It’s Hard to Tell

An El Niño could form again this summer, just a year after the demise of one of the strongest on record.

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Carbon Dioxide on the Rise Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to climb and have averaged 400 parts per million for the month of February

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