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Warming to Bring ‘Epidemic’ of Heat-Related Injuries

U.N. report warns heat stress suffered by factory and field workers will devastate health and reduce productivity.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef

New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

Earth Day 2016: A Focus on Trees

Bernadette Woods Placky takes a look at how important trees are to the Earth's climate.

The U.S. Has Been Warming Fast Since The First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, average temperatures across the U.S. have been rising.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Bleaching Has Hit 93 Percent of the Great Barrier Reef

The vast majority of the world's largest reef ecosystem has been ravaged by coral bleaching.

Warming Means Nicer U.S. Weather, But It Won’t Last

Since the 1970s, global warming has lead to nicer weather for most Americans, but that trend will reverse.

Flirting with the 1.5°C Threshold

Analysis shows emissions reductions will need to be dramatically accelerated to meet the 1.5°C COP21 goal.

March Continues Streak of Exceptional Global Warmth

Not only was March record warm, but the planet is having its hottest year to date by a significant margin.

New Data Set Poised to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation

Scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.

New Milestone: Earth Sees 11 Record Hot Months in a Row

March continued the streak of warmest months on record, which has now itself set a record of 11 such months in a row.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Unrelenting Winter Warmth Could Herald Alaska’s Future

Parts of Alaska had their hottest first 100 days of a year ever, a harbinger of winters in a warmer future.

Carbon Pollution Seen As Key Driver of Sea Level Rise

During the 20th century, humans took over from nature as the leading cause of sea level rise.

Climate Change is Altering How the Poles Drift

New research sheds light on how ice loss driven by climate change is affecting Earth's spin axis.

Clouds Play Lesser Role in Curbing Warming, Study Finds

Clouds appear to contain less ice than realized, making it harder for them to slow global warming.

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The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: July Temperatures Probability function of July average temperature anomalies in Moscow, Russia.

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