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2015 Hottest Year to Date, Could Top 2014 Record

So far, 2015 has been the warmest year on record, going back more than 100 years.

Scientists Pore Over Warm West, Cold East Divide

Climate scientists are wondering why the U.S. has been locked in a "warm West, cold East" pattern.

Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

Calif. Continues to Shatter Temperature Records

Drought-plagued California just saw its warmest year to date, besting last year's record by nearly 2°F.

Climate Change Makes Droughts in Australia Worse

Climate Council report says decreases in average rainfall have dire ramifications for health & agriculture.

One Farmer’s Battle with California’s Worst Drought

California’s byzantine water system and crushing drought are leading farmers to extraordinary measures.

Bleak California Snowpack ‘Obliterates’ Record Low

A dire, record low snowpack in California has set the state up for worse impacts from its four-year drought.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

Antarctica’s Record High Temp Bodes Ill for Ice

The Antarctic Peninsula, one of the fastest-warming spots on Earth, recorded a new record high.

Wildfires Tied to Drought, Heat & Topography, Not Beetles

Drought and warmer temperatures brought about by climate change affect wildfire spread more than bark beetles.

Climate Work Highlighted on World Meteorological Day

A new WMO report emphasizes the record warmth of 2014 and the need to connect climate and weather.

Amazon Trees Removed Almost a Third Less Carbon

Carbon absorbed by the rainforest is falling, so greater cuts to emissions are needed, warn scientists.

Warm Spring Expected for West, Flooding Risk in East

Spring in the U.S. looks to be a hangover of winter conditions, though the season is warming overall.

Two Months In and 2015 Is Record Warm

2015 may only be two months old, but it's already the warmest first two months of any year on record.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

Summer Heat Waves May be Linked to Arctic Warming

Intense summer heat waves like the one that hit Russia in 2010 could be linked to rising Arctic temperatures

Artificial Glaciers in India Help Drought-Hit Villages

Engineers built artificial glaciers to help Ladakh villagers in the Indian Himalayas adapt to climate change.

Once Again, A Record-Hot Winter for California

For the second year in a row, California saw its warmest winter on record, as did other Western states.

How Did Your City Fare This Winter?

The hot West, cold East divide continued for a second winter, but heat was the bigger story this year.

Global Warming Upped Heat Driving California’s Drought

Climate change turned up the heat on California's drought, heat that could be a fixture by the 2030s.

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