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More CO2 = More Pollen

If CO2 emissions continue at the current pace, pollen counts are projected to nearly double by 2060.

Climate Change Makes Droughts in Australia Worse

Climate Council report says decreases in average rainfall have dire ramifications for health & agriculture.

One Farmer’s Battle with California’s Worst Drought

California’s byzantine water system and crushing drought are leading farmers to extraordinary measures.

Wildfires Tied to Drought, Heat & Topography, Not Beetles

Drought and warmer temperatures brought about by climate change affect wildfire spread more than bark beetles.

Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.

Amazon Trees Removed Almost a Third Less Carbon

Carbon absorbed by the rainforest is falling, so greater cuts to emissions are needed, warn scientists.

Deforestation Slowing, But Forests Are Breaking Down

Pollution from deforestation is slowing down, but degradation is worsening in forests that still remain.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

Southern California’s Fog Falls Victim to Concrete

Urbanization in southern California is reducing the region's fogginess, further drying the parched state.

Public Lands May Be America’s Best Climate Defense

National forests, parks and other public lands play a major role in America's defense against climate change.

CO2 Boosts Trees, But Ups Damage From Forest Pests

Carbon dioxide fertilizes forests, but it also encourages bugs to feast, dissipating the climate benefits.

Drought Weakens the Amazon’s Ability to Capture Carbon

The Amazon inhales less carbon dioxide during drought years, a major concern as the region dries.

For the West, A Winter That Has Felt More Like Spring

While cold reigns in the East, the West is unseasonably warm and suffering a serious lack of snow.

Here’s Where Ocean Acidification Will Hit the U.S. Hardest

Ocean acidification is coming for your shellfish, but its impacts will be far from even across the U.S.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

Warmer Oceans Helping Coral-Eating Starfish Thrive

Researchers say the survival chances of crown-of-thorns starfish increase by as much as 240 percent.

Is pH a Red Herring for Ocean Acidification?

New research points to saturation state, not pH, as the most pressing metric to track when it comes to shellfish survival.

Climate Change Mitigation’s Best-Kept Secret

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot we can do about it.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Scientists Find Which Coral Reefs Will Survive Warming

Study shows which parts of the Great Barrier Reef & others can bounce back from mass bleaching events.

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Autumn is on the Move Over the past 25 years, the onset of autumn has shifted, with leaves now staying on trees about 10.5 days later across the U.S.

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