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Warm Air Invades Arctic Again, Slowing Sea Ice Growth

Another bout of warm, stormy weather has hit the Arctic, sending temperatures rising and slowing sea ice growth.

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

The Temperature Spiral, Now With 2016’s Record Heat

The world had a record hot year in 2016. There's no better time to revisit the temperature spiral.

2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record

Globally, 2016 was the hottest year on record. That makes three years in a row of record setting heat.

2016 Officially Declared Hottest Year on Record

2016 has been declared the hottest year on record, the third year in a row to do so and a marker of global warming.

Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching

Seventy percent of the Sekisei lagoon in Okinawa had been killed by a phenomenon known as bleaching.

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.

Trump CIA Pick Evades Climate Change Questions

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) refused to say if he accepts the overwhelming evidence of climate change.

Climate Change Is the World’s Biggest Risk, in 3 Charts

In its annual risk review, the World Economic Forum ranked climate change among its most impactful risks.

Exxon’s Tillerson Murky on Future of Paris Climate Pact

Rex Tillerson downplayed the dangers of global warming during his confirmation hearing for secretary of state.

Trump’s ‘Extreme’ Cabinet Could Fuel Warming Crisis

Executives and anti-science politicians being considered for key Trump posts could slow climate action.

It’s Official: 2016 Was Second Hottest Year for U.S.

2016 was the second hottest year on record for the U.S. and the 20th consecutive year above average.

Climate Change Is Driving Birds to Migrate Early

A new study finds birds are arriving at breeding grounds too soon, causing some to miss out on food.

Winter Warming Trends in the U.S.

See the trend in winter high temperatures across the U.S.

There Were a Crazy Number of Record Highs in 2016

Climate change helped ensure the most lopsided ratio of record daily highs to lows ever recorded in the U.S.

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

A regulatory bloodbath is looming in D.C., but climate protections could advance elsewhere in 2017.

Heat Is On for 2017, Just Not Record-Setting

2017 likely won't extend the recent streak of record-hot years, but it will still be among the warmest on record.

These Are the 10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016

From dead coral to hopeful deals, these are the stories that mattered most about climate change.

The U.S. Has Been Overwhelmingly Hot This Year

Of 1,730 weather stations across the country, 98 percent are running above normal this year.

Temperatures Are Soaring at the North Pole . . . Again

Climate change is cranking up the heat at the North Pole and made the current heat wave *much more* likely.

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Geoengineering Methods These are some of the main geoengineering proposals that have been put forward by scientists and other experts.

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