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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.

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.

Aerosols May Be Masking Trend in Stronger Hurricanes

The increase in hurricane intensity expected as Earth warms may have been masked by the cooling effect of aerosols to date.

Searing Kuwait Temp Could Rank Among World’s Hottest

The temperature of 129.2°F recorded in Kuwait is an example of those that are likely to become more common.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

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Halloween Climate Extremes Halloween comes during a time of year that has highly variable weather.

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