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How We Can Save Coral Reefs and Why We Should

As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.

Picture This: Fall Snow and Bizarre Clouds Over NYC

Snows fell on fall leaves in Colorado, while torrential rains fell and flooded parts of southern France.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Drought Drains Already Diminished Aral Sea

A lobe of the ailing Aral Sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has dried up for the first time.

Is The World’s Main Climate Goal Misguided?

Two scientists say the world needs new climate goals. The proposal is not being well received.

Climate Change’s Role in Indian Pilgrim Deaths

Scientists found tenuous links between climate change and floods that killed more than 5,000 Indians last summer.

Hints of Climate Change in California’s Drought

Monday's studies hinted at climate change's role in California's drought, but stopped short of blaming it.

Study: Climate Not a Factor in Epic Colorado Floods

NOAA study finds that climate change may not have been a factor in Colorado's epic 2013 floods.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Climate Fueled Some of 2013’s Most Extreme Events

Heat waves can clearly be linked to climate change, a new report finds, while rain events are murkier.

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

5 reports reach similar conclusions regarding climate change and year of brutal heat waves in Australia.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

Obama Creates World’s Largest Ocean Reserve

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to be expanded to six times its current size.

Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise

Explore our new analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise & coastal flooding, complete with an interactive graphic via NYT.

Obama at Summit: ‘We Have to Answer the Climate Call’

World leaders gathered on Tuesday to talk climate change at the United Nations Headquarters.

Pacific Northwest Warming May Have Natural Roots

Natural variations might be behind much of the warming in and around the Pacific Northwest.

UN Data on Population Growth is Bad News for Climate

A growing population has serious implications for food security, political stability − and climate change.

Report: Prevent Climate Effects by Fixing World Economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.

Picture This: Hurricanes and Wildfires from Space

Hurricanes swirl over two oceans, California faces intense wildfires and fall makes its first appearance.

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A Tale of Two Coasts Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.