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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.

Drought-Stricken West Gives Rise to Old World Cows

Desert-friendly cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.

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.

Climate Adaptation Experts Help Prepare for Disaster

As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.

Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

For the West, A Winter That Has Felt More Like Spring

While cold reigns in the East, the West is unseasonably warm and suffering a serious lack of snow.

2015 Picks Up Where 2014 Record Heat Left Off

January was the second warmest on record globally in a continuation of 2014's warmth.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Hottest Year on Record

2014 set a new mark for the hottest year on record. And while unprecedented heat has become almost common place, it's been a long time since…

One More Log on the Fire for 2014 As Hottest Year

Yet another climate agency weighs in and ranks 2014 as the hottest year on record.

Climate Change Will Hit Australia the Hardest, Study Says

Studies predict temperature rises of up to 5.1°c in Australia by 2090 in their most comprehensive forecast yet.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

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California Drought Intensifies The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought.

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