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Eat Those Turkey Leftovers, Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Throwing away Thanksgiving leftovers comes with a side of potent greenhouse gas emissions.

Food Waste, Methane and Climate Change

Food that ends up in landfills emits methane, a strong greenhouse gas.

States May Drive U.S. Climate Policy Under Trump

Donald Trump could scrap the Obama administration’s plans to combat climate change once he takes office.

The Shum Show: Spreading Like Wildfire

Wildfires take the spotlight this week on The Shum Show.

Climate Change Means a Longer U.S. Growing Season

Later frosts mean longer growing seasons for the U.S.

Frost-Free Season is Getting Longer Across U.S.

Here's where in the U.S. the frost free season is growing the fastest.

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says

New research finds that cows and wetlands are driving a rise in methane emissions more than oil and gas.

Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate change poses a national security risk, but the Obama administration has a plan to deal with it.

Study Finds Biofuels Worse for Climate than Gasoline

New research suggests American biofuels are doing more harm to the climate than good.

Climate Pollution Can Complicate Fishes’ Sex Lives

New research from Sicily shows one way that carbon dioxide pollution can affect the mating rituals of fish.

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.

Threat to Salmon Imperils Alaska’s Culture

Salmon in the Kenai River are threatened by climate change, which may threaten the culture that relies on them.

Hotter Years, More Fires

The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

Fishing For Bright Spots in a World of Sick Reefs

Through a vast ecological analysis, scientists found reef fisheries that were healthier than expected.

Climate Impacts From Farming Are Getting Worse

As the energy sector starts to clean itself up, greenhouse gases released by farming continue to rise.

Best Protected Great Barrier Reef Corals Are Now Dead

Great Barrier Reef corals that died had been growing in a pristine part of a well-run marine park.

Africa’s Most Vulnerable Face an Even Hotter Future

Heat waves will happen more often in Africa, home to some of the most vulnerable populations on the planet.

Acidifying Waters Put Dungeness Crabs at Risk

New research shows acidification caused by carbon dioxide kills and stunts baby Dungeness crabs.

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With Climate Change, More Rain or Snow? A Climate Central analysis found an increase in the percentage of winter precipitation falling as rain in many western states.

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