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Research for Drought-Resistant Crops Gets Boost

Scientists are racing to find crops capable of tolerating increasingly high temperatures and water shortages.

The Shum Show: Springing Ahead

Here's what warming springs mean for plants and agriculture.

Leaves Emerging Earlier as Planet Warms

Climate change is causing leaves to emerge earlier in the year. See how far ahead they are this year.

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

The Vast Majority of the U.S. Had a Crazy Warm Winter

The vast majority of the U.S. had a warm winter, driven in part by intense February heat.

Scientists Counter Climate Change by Testing Reefs

Scientists will pick 50 coral reefs worldwide to test ways to limit damage from climate change, pollution and over-fishing.

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record

Record February heat is kickstarting spring from the Southeast to the Midwest.

Warming Maple Tapping Season

The season and area in which trees are tapped to produce maple syrup is warming from climate change.

Maple Syrup Season and Climate Change

As the climate warms, maples are being tapped earlier in the year to get the sap that produces syrup.

The Shum Show: Early Romance

If you're looking for romantic news this Valentine's Day, climate change has you covered.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Toxic Mercury Levels on the Rise in Great Lakes Wildlife

Scientists are seeing an uptick of mercury levels in Great Lakes fish and birds as waters warm.

The Problems With Winter Warming

Warming winters may sound great at first, but they bring new problems.

U.S. Faces Huge Crop Losses If Temps Keep Rising

The U.S. faces big drops in harvests of major food crops by 2100 if temperatures continue to rise.

U.S. Lists First Bumble Bee Species as Endangered

Bombus affinis has plunged nearly 90 percent in abundance and distribution since the late 1990s.

Where to Follow the Climate Action in 2017

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

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

European power plants could keep claiming to be green while billowing pollution from wood until 2030.

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.

States May Drive U.S. Climate Policy Under Trump

Donald Trump could scrap the Obama administration’s plans to combat climate change once he takes office.

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Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage

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