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These Tiny Satellites Could Keep an Eye on Wildfires

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

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.

Paris Climate Pact Could Leave Forests Vulnerable

Efforts to foster forests and slow deforestation are being glossed over ahead of climate talks.

These Are The NASA Tools Tracking Our CO2

NASA is using models and satellites to improve our understanding of how CO2 moves around the globe.

The Shum Show: East vs. West

Catch this week's topsy-turvy climate and weather news on the Shum Show.

Climate Change is Decimating Cod in the Gulf of Maine

The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming places in the world and cod are suffering.

Indonesia’s Fires Are Driving Climate, Public Health Crises

El Niño is helping drive large fires in Indonesia, creating a climate and public health crisis.

Pulp Fiction, The Series

A Climate Central investigative series chronicling the fast-growing practice of wood burning for electricity & its impact on the climate.…

Study Sees Ecological Risks as Solar Expands

The solar power industry has been using mostly biologically diverse land for new solar plants, researchers say.

Change in the Growing Season

Climate change is bound to alter the length of the growing season.

The Wildlife Photo of Year Tells Climate Change Tale

The Wildlife Photograph of the Year shows what climate change looks like for the natural world.

Hot Oceans Are Killing Coral Reefs Around the World

For only the third time on record, coral bleaching is occurring across the globe and climate change is to blame.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

Arctic Mosquitoes Will Increase With Climate Change

An increase of more than 50 percent in flies’ survival rate will cause problems for caribou and indigenous people.

Crucial Food Chain Bacteria Altered by Climate Change

Irreversible changes to ocean microorganisms could affect species from plankton to whales.

Summer Sea Ice Likely to Drop to 4th Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice is nearing its annual summer minimum extent, which should be among the four lowest on record.

U.S. Seeks Greater Focus on Ocean Warming

The U.S. government has urged the international community to focus more on the impact of ocean warming.


Months of Warmer-Than-Normal Temperatures While any one month might reinforce the reality that the world is warming, it’s the trend that really stands out.

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