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Record El Niño Set to Cause Hunger for 10 Million Poorest

Oxfam says countries already facing a ‘major emergency’ include Ethiopia, where 4.5 million people need food aid.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

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

European ‘Extreme Weather Belt’ Linked to Drought

Severe droughts that stretched across central Europe this summer are consistent with a warming world.

Report: Extreme Weather Puts Food, Civil Order at Risk

A U.S.-British task force warns that global food shortages will become more likely as a result of climate change.

Underground Desert Aquifers Could Hold Missing Carbon

Underground desert aquifers fed by irrigation could account for part of the missing land-based carbon sink.

Study: Warming May Bring Heightened Salmonella Risk

Researchers say extreme weather and temperature events may lead to an uptick in salmonella poisoning.

Summer Nights Are Heating Up Across U.S.

Global warming isn't just heating up the days, nighttime lows are also rising across the U.S.

Climate Change Brings New Crops to Canadian Farms

More fruits and vegetables – even citrus fruits – could start making the journey to the United States from Canada.

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.

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.

Protecting Ag’s Future: Are Seed Banks in Trouble?

As climate change makes crop diversity even more important, gene banks struggle to stay afloat.

Climate Change Poses a Brewing Problem for Tea

Climate change could affect the quantity and quality of your morning cup of tea sooner than you think.

Drought Takes $2.7 Billion Toll on California Agriculture

Preliminary estimates on how much the four-year drought will cost California's economy are out.

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.

The Quest to Quench the World’s Thirst for Water

Desalination advances make removing salt from seawater and waste water less energy intensive.

El Niño Could Bring Drought and Famine in West Africa

The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

Planting Zones Heading North

As temperatures rise, planting zones are on the move.

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.


Seasonal Warming Trends Global warming does not happen uniformly across every region, nor across every season.

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