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Diving Enthusiasts Could Measure Ocean Temperatures

Decompression computers worn by recreational and commercial divers provides accurate data, study shows.

North American Forests Not a Climate Change Remedy

With high temperatures, tree growth is inhibited and carbon dioxide absorption rate diminishes.

The Shum Show: Pressure Cooking

June 2016 brings us to 14 months in a row of record-breaking heat for the globe, but that’s not all that’s popping this week in the weathe…

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.

First Half of 2016 Blows Away Temp Records

2016 is looking more and more likely to be the hottest year on record, after a record warm June extended this year's streak.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

June 2016 was the 14th consecutive month of record heat for the globe.

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

Tanzania’s Maasai Facing Impacts of Climate Change

Africa is predicted to endure 50 percent more warming from climate change than the rest of the world.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

More than 100 million people could be affected by the combined impact of El Niño and La Niña.

The Shum Show: Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer are upon us! As we move into July, the summer heat intensifies.

Heat Wave Lifts June to Record Hot Temp for U.S.

The major heat wave across the Southwest helped make June the hottest on record for the contiguous U.S.

Summers Getting Muggier As Dewpoint Temp Rises

Summers are not just getting hotter, they’re getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature is rising due to climate change.

Seven Climate Records Set So Far in 2016

From soaring temperatures to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records.

Southeast Asian Fires Emitted Most Carbon Since 1997

Forest fires in Southeast Asia last year produced carbon emissions higher than in the whole of the European Union.

Dead Trees Adding to California Firefighters’ Battle

California's overworked firefighters are being forced to take on another task — clearing dead trees.

Global Coral Bleaching Continues For a Record Third Year

The longest global coral bleaching event on record is likely to keep going into fall.

The Shum Show: Wacky Weather

There's wacky weather and climate news all around this week on the Shum Show.

With May Record, Global Temps in ‘New Neighborhood’

May 2016 was the warmest May on record globally, capping off a streak of 13 such record-setting hot months.

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Mississippi and Ohio River Flooding Striking photos from recent flooding of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.

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