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Paris Talks Could Improve Climate Pledges

Climate pledges submitted ahead of Paris won't do enough to slow warming, but they might improve.

This is the Globe’s Hottest Five-Year Period on Record

2015 will go down as the hottest year and a punctuation mark on the hottest five-year period on record.

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

Thanksgiving Weather and Temperature Trends

Thanksgiving weather is variable from year to year, but Novembers are trending warmer across the U.S.

Global Warming Key Driver of 2015’s Record Heat

2015 is virtually certain to be the warmest year on record, with global warming driving that excess heat.

These Tiny Satellites Could Keep an Eye on Wildfires

Soon, satellites smaller than a shoebox could offer real-time monitoring for wildfires.

The $100 Billion Climate Question

Rich counties pledged to provide $100 billion a year in climate financing for poorer ones. Where is it?

Conflict Makes Nations Vulnerable to Climate Impacts

Researchers have found that conflict makes people more vulnerable to climate impacts.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, dro…

The Forgotten U.N. Climate Goal: 1.5°C

Island nations and others are desperate to keep global warming to less than 1.5°C, or 2.7°F.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

U.S. Agencies Agree: October Was Crazy Warm

NOAA and NASA said October had the biggest temperature departure of any month in 100-plus years.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

A Danger Days Update: Extreme Heat Still Surging

Warming temperatures are about to push U.S. cities into a new regime where danger days are more common.

Incredible October Warmth Guarantees Record Hot 2015

Incredible October global temperatures make it 99.9 percent certain that 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

One Graph Shows El Niño’s New Record

El Niño hit a weekly temperature record and is likely to keep upping the heat globally.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

The Shum Show: Record Heat Across the Globe

There's record heat around the globe, and the globe as a whole is getting hot.


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

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