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Calif. Heads for Warmest Year As Drought Hangs On

Despite a wet September out West, drought is still a major concern as heat continues to bake the region.

Warming Endangers a Crucial Yellowstone Tree

Climate change is a major driver in the precipitous decline of a key Yellowstone tree species.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

2014 Extreme Weather: Looking for Climate Ties

Some of the extreme weather events from 2014 in which climate change could have played a role.

How We Can Save Coral Reefs and Why We Should

As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Climate Fueled Some of 2013’s Most Extreme Events

Heat waves can clearly be linked to climate change, a new report finds, while rain events are murkier.

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

5 reports reach similar conclusions regarding climate change and year of brutal heat waves in Australia.

2014 on Track to be Hottest Year on Record

If the remaining months of the year rank in the top five warmest, 2014 will be the warmest year on record.

Climate Change Threatens Half of North America’s Birds

Over three hundred species, including the bald eagle and 10 U.S. state birds are at risk from climate change.

Warming in Europe Raises Risks of Tropical Diseases

As temperatures rise in Europe, researchers warn of the increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

The Jargonaut: What’s a Rossby Wave?

An explanation of what a Rossby wave is and how it could be messing with U.S. weather patterns.

Depths of Atlantic May Hold Key to Global Warming Hiatus

Excess heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought.

Hot and Getting Hotter: Heat Islands Cooking U.S. Cities

Since 1970, cities have been warming, and have been getting hotter far faster than adjacent rural areas.

July Checks In as 4th Warmest on Record Worldwide

July 2014 was the 4th-warmest on record globally, following world's warmest June on record.

Ongoing Coverage of Historic Drought in U.S.

A roundup of coverage on the most extensive and intense drought to hit the U.S. since at least 1956.

California Has Hottest Start to Year While Midwest Chills

California has had its hottest first seven months of the year, crushing the previous record.

87 Cities, 4 Scenarios and 1 Really Hot Future

Analysis shows how many more “extremely hot” days different U.S. cities could feel in the near future.

Has Your City Reached its Peak Heat Yet?

Check out when peak heat generally hits for a variety of cities across the U.S.