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Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Rising Sea Levels Could Decimate Sea Turtle Nests

Turtle eggs submerged under sea water are less likely to hatch, a Great Barrier Reef study shows.

Russia, U.S. Sign Fishing Ban in Arctic as Sea Ice Melts

The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement to bar their fishing fleets from the Arctic.

Heavier Rains Mean More Toxic Blooms for Lake Erie

Warming is expected to bring heavier rains, which could mean more toxic algae blooms for Lake Erie.

Climate Change Is Increasing Stress on Oceans

Climate change and other human pressures are putting increasing stress on the world's oceans.

Climate Change Threatens Australia’s Ecosystems

Changes in climate ‘the most pervasive threat’ to forests, wetlands and deserts.

A ‘Climate Vise’ is Squeezing Bumble Bees’ Range

Climate change is squeezing bumble bees out of their southern range, but they're not moving north yet.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

Coral Breeding May Help Cooler Reefs Survive

Corals thriving in hottest tropical waters can be bred with cooler cousins to help them survive global warming.

Pink Salmon Risks a Double Threat of Acidification

Pink salmon in the Pacific Ocean face acidification in rivers and the sea linked to greenhouse gas emissions.

Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska Wildfires

Alaska's raging start to wildfire season is bad for trees, but the soil they grow in is a bigger climate concern.

Rapidly Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Species

Parts of the Arctic Ocean could reach critical levels of ocean acidification in just 10 years.

Potent Poison Ivy

More CO2 means larger poison ivy plants and more toxic oil per plant.

Alaska Entering New Era for Wildfires

Alaska, the great northern frontier of America, is being reshaped by climate change.

Heidi Cullen Joins Weather Channel Climate 25 Project

The Weather Channel has named Climate Central's Heidi Cullen one of the top voices on climate.

Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

In a more acidic ocean, shellfish, plankton and corals struggle to adapt.

Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic

CO2 mixes with seawater to form carbonic acid, making the oceans more acidic.

Vietnam’s Coffee Crops Suffer Rising Temps and Drought

Climate change is blamed for the severe drought hitting the world’s second-biggest coffee exporter.

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

A drought-amped wildfire season will severely test the West's ability to live with an ancient threat.

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The Future of Freezing High-resolution animated projection maps for how the cold and snowy months will thaw this century.

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