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Record-Setting Drought Intensifies in Parched California

California's already terrible drought just go worse, again. Now 58% of the state is in exceptional drought.

Late July Chill Helps Set Record Lows Across the East

Record lows were set across the eastern U.S. on July 30 as another bout of cool air from Canada invaded.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

“Hot days” are likely to happen much more often if we continue to pump CO2 into the atmosphere.

Driven by Ocean Heat, World Sets Mark for Hottest June

Oceans were the hottest they've been on record this June, leading to a month of record heat across the world.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.

Planet is Running a Temp: State of the Climate ‘Check-Up’

A new report -- the latest checkup on the health of the global climate system -- says the planet is running a temperature.

Fires in NW Territories in Line with ‘Unprecedented’ Burn

The wildfires searing the Northwest Territories could be a harbinger of things to come in a warming world.

Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion

A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.

Six Months In and Sizzling California Sets Record

January-June 2014 was the warmest first half to a year in California, helping fuel the state's drought.

Interactive: 1,001 Blistering Future Summers

Models show summers are going to keep warming as emissions continue. See what this will warming feel like.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Genes Help Plants Handle Rising CO2 Levels

Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

6 Degrees: Eyes in the Sky, Trash Rules, Late Summer Heat

All in a week's work. Top climate stories from EPA's new landfill rules to launch of NASA's new CO2-monitoring tool.

Engineers Warn UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

90-Degree Days Late Arriving for Boston, NYC

Neither New York City nor Boston has recorded a 90-degree temperature yet this summer, surprisingly late.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

Map Shows When Summer Heat Peaks in Your Town

A new analysis shows when summer reaches peak heat across the U.S.