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Climate Change Pushes World Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

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

Peru’s Deadly Floods Ring Alarm Bell for Latin America

Deadly floods are a wake-up call for cities across Latin America to prepare for extreme weather.

The Shum Show: Rain, Ice, and New Ideas

The Shum Show looks at Peru's heavy downpours and record low sea ice.

Drought, Weather Fuel Record Oklahoma Wildfires

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

100 Days of Climate: Week 10

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

More Warm Spring Days

As the climate changes, see the trend in warmer-than-normal spring days in these cities.

Research for Drought-Resistant Crops Gets Boost

Scientists are racing to find crops capable of tolerating increasingly high temperatures and water shortages.

The Shum Show: Springing Ahead

Here's what warming springs mean for plants and agriculture.

Budget Proposal Would Hamper Climate Efforts Abroad

Trump's budget would hamper efforts abroad to slow global warming, especially by poorer countries.

Global Heat Continues With Second-Hottest February

February was the second hottest on record, despite the lack of an El Niño, a clear mark of global warming.

Leaves Emerging Earlier as Planet Warms

Climate change is causing leaves to emerge earlier in the year. See how far ahead they are this year.

Arctic Sea Ice May Vanish Even With Climate Goal

Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers even if the world reaches goals set by Paris climate agreement.

Mass Bleaching Is Hitting the Great Barrier Reef Again

Warm waters are stressing the world's largest coral reef for the second year in a row.

February’s Warmth, Brought to You by Climate Change

Climate change made the February warmth that baked the U.S. at least three times more likely.

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

President Trump may seek to eliminate NOAA's Sea Grant program, "an outsized leader in coastal adaptation."

Maldives Switches From Climate Threat to Mass Tourism

The Maldives government says super resorts will create the money needed to adapt to climate change.

The Shum Show: Springtime and Syrup

This week marks the start of meteorological spring.

The Vast Majority of the U.S. Had a Crazy Warm Winter

The vast majority of the U.S. had a warm winter, driven in part by intense February heat.

European Climate Action Faces Crucial Moment

Cap-and-trade, an original weapon in the fight against warming, faces obsolescence in Europe.

Warming Had Clear Hand in Record Australia Heat

The prolonged, intense heat that stifled southeastern Australia was up to 50 times more likely thanks to climate change.

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Decades of Warming Despite the recent slowdown in warming rate, this past decade was the world's warmest on record.

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