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Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

U.S. Hot Streak Now Old Enough to Vote

The U.S. has experienced 18 years of above-average temperatures according to new data from NOAA.

Climate Change’s Evolving Role in Extreme Weather

Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

6 Degrees: Drought Relief, Europe Heats Up, CO2 & More

California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.

Tipping Point Nears for ‘Emerging Flooding Crisis’

Coastal flooding is likely to become a much more regular occurrence by mid-century as sea levels rise.

6 Degrees: Lima, Deadly Heat, Flood Maps & More

Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.

Kerry: Agreement Essential To Overcome Climate Threat

The State Secretary dropped by the Lima climate talks to implore delegates to reach accord.

Storm Pounds Calif., but to the Drought, Just a Spritz

A major storm is dropping buckets of rain on California, but it won't end their epic drought.

Giving Climate Pact Legal Teeth Could Make It Toothless

American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.

Atmospheric River, Heavy Rain Roar Into California

Rain is set to deluge California again but it won't be enough to end the state's drought.

What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change

A federal task force was formed last year to provide adaptation ideas. On Monday, it delivered 100.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

Listen To a Glacier, Forecast a Flood

Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready’ For Rise of Seas

Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.

Jersey Retreating From Rivers, But Not Coast, After Sandy

A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.

UN Climate Report Rings Alarm, Offers Guidance

IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research

Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.

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Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013 There has been a swing in drought conditions across the country in just one year.

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