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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.

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.

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.

Earth Has Lost a Third of Arable Land in Past 40 Years

Major concerns have been raised about degraded soil amid surging global demand for food.

Decline of Tropical Animals Could Hasten Climate Change

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

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

Paris Climate Pact Could Leave Forests Vulnerable

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

The Shum Show: East vs. West

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

50 Years After Warning, No Debate in Paris on the Science

U.N. negotiators will have a lot of disputes to worry about in Paris — climate science is not one of them.

Paris Agreement Could Put Leash Around Global Warming

World governments are cooperating as they work to slip a leash around global warming, but more is needed.

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.

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.

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