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Greenhouse Gas Sources in the U.S.

Greenhouse gases come from several sources in the U.S., not just your furnace and you car exhaust.

Greenhouse Gas Concentrations

Greenhouse gases held steady for hundreds of years, but have jumped up since the start of the industrial era.

The Widespread Climate Benefits of Trees

Trees have widespread climate benefits, from lowering cooling costs to reducing our carbon footprint.

The Power of Trees

See how trees in these cities are improving air quality, reducing flood risks, and offsetting carbon emissions.

The Globe Is Already Above 1°C, on Its Way to 1.5°C

Global average temperature has already warmed 1°C beyond pre-industrial levels, on its way to 1.5°C without deep emissions cuts.

Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require Deep Emissions Cuts

Dramatic cuts in CO2 are needed to keep Earth from warming more than 2.7°F (1.5°C) above pre-industrial levels.

The Star Wars Universe & Planetary Climates

May the Force be with you! The arid world of Tatooine and the icy world of Hoth from the Star Wars universe show the importance of atmospheres…

Globally, 2017 on Track to Be Second Hottest Year

Globally, 2017 is trending as the second hottest year on record, only behind 2016.

2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally

2017 is on track to be the third hottest year on record for the U.S.

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.

Disaster and Neglect in Louisiana

A special report on the aftermath and science of the worst rainstorm in Louisiana's history.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.