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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.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

May 2016 was the 13th consecutive month of record global temperatures

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.

May Marks One More Record Hot Month for the World

May was the fifth record warm month this year, upping the odds that 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

The Shum Show: Hottest Summer on Record?

We’re gearing up for a hot summer in the U.S. and around the world.

Wildfires Disrupt Oil Sands, Exposing Climate Risk

Wildfires have forced a drastic cut to oil sands production in Canada, exposing a growing climate risk.

Alaska Continues to Bake, on Track For Hottest Year

Alaska just had its warmest spring on record and is on track for its hottest year, thanks in part to global warming.

Easing Drought Boosts California Hydropower, For Now

The easing of California's drought has boosted the state's ability to produce hydropower.

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.

The Temperature Spiral Has an Update. It’s Not Pretty.

If you think the original temperature spiral was intense, wait until you see it with future climate projections.

As Disaster Risks Rise, 20 Nations Get Help to Prepare

A new program will enable 20 countries at risk to put together contingency plans for climate change.

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

The world's most special cultural and natural sites are already being ravaged by climate change.

The Shum Show: Blazing Trails

Happy Birthday from the Shum Show to the National Park Service!

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.

100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including increased heat.

Cities ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Rising Disaster Risk

Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather, the World Bank says.

The Shum Show: A Spring Fling with Winter Precip

Get the scoop on weather and climate on the Shum Show.

2016 Is Off to a Scorching Start

April 2016 was the hottest April on record globally.

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Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07 Alaska has been shedding large amounts of ice into the sea - on average, enough to fill a daily freight train around the world.

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