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Warming U.S. Could See Extreme Rains Increase Fivefold

Rising temperatures could make extreme rainfalls happen up to five times more often across the U.S.

Threatened Nations Aim for 100 Percent Renewables

The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) committed to update their climate action plans submitted as part of the U.N. climate pact.

Supermoon Floods Warn of Crisis Facing Trump, U.S.

Trump is will be president at a perilous time for 130 million Americans living near changing shorelines.

Rio’s Beaches Take Battering From Storm Surge

Storm surge has led to a collapse in business and growing concern that city’s sea defenses are inadequate.

The Shum Show: Halloween Hoot

This Halloween, catch up on all your spooky climate news.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate change poses a national security risk, but the Obama administration has a plan to deal with it.

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows

Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage infrastructure.…

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

Unprecedented rainfall in parts of Louisiana last month was made more likely by global warming.

Dredging Brings Severe Flood Risk to Wilmington, N.C.

Deepening shipping channels for modern ships has worsened flood risks in parts of North Carolina.

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.

How a Volcano Hid the Acceleration of Sea Level Rise

The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines affected global temperatures and sea levels.

Weather Disasters Can Fuel War in Volatile Countries

Weather-related disasters made worse by climate change could make world peace more elusive.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

More than 100 million people could be affected by the combined impact of El Niño and La Niña.

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2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.

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