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What You Need to Know About Zika And Climate Change

Zika virus has spread rapidly. This is what you need to know about the role of climate change.

Wildfires Are Burning Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

Tasmania's rainforest is burning up in the wake of its most severe two-year drought on record.

Warming Waters Linked to Northeast Seagrass Die-offs

Analysis of extensive monitoring by citizen scientists has linked declining water quality with warming.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Warmer Indian Ocean Could Be ‘Ecological Desert’

Rapid warming in the Indian Ocean is playing an important role in reducing phytoplankton up to 20 percent.

Indonesia’s Fires Blamed For Potent Greenhouse Gases

Not only do Indonesia's fires release carbon dioxide and methane, now they're blamed for ozone.

Giant Icebergs Have Surprise Role in Slowing Warming

Icebergs breaking off in the South Ocean are releasing a trail of nutrients for CO2-consuming algae to consume.

Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face Warming ‘Double Whammy’

The Gulf of Maine could warm three times faster than other parts of the ocean, harming cod populations.

Hydropower Said to Put Climate, Biodiversity at Risk

Dam building in tropical forests could harm the climate and biodiversity, a new study says.

The 2015 Wildfire Season Set an Ominous Record

For the first time on record, U.S. wildfires burned more than 10 million acres in a year.

2016: What to Look for in Energy and Climate

New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.

Polar Bear Numbers to Fall as Arctic Ice Shrinks

Polar bear populations are likely to fall by more than 30 percent as global warming thaws Arctic sea ice.

With CO2 Boost, Marshes Can Rise to Meet Flood Risks

The carbon dioxide pollution that's raising sea levels could also help coastal marshes survive.

Decline of Tropical Animals Could Hasten Climate Change

The disappearance of large animals from tropical forests could hurt forests' ability to store carbon.

El Niño Impacts Could Spark Amazon Fires Next Fall

An El Niño-fueled drought this winter could spawn massive fires in the Amazon next fall.

These Coral Reefs Are a ‘Crystal Ball’ For Future Change

El Niño is killing Christmas Island's coral reefs, a sign of what climate change could mean for the rest of the world.

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.

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