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What 2 Million Years of Temps Say About the Future

New findings indicate the planet could be in for nearly double the global warming as previously thought.

Terns Flee Warming Temps in Epic Migration to Alaska

Researchers startled to discover Caspian terns 1,000 miles north than species had been previously recorded.

The Shum Show: Heat Records and Hotspots

It's all about Greenland's ice melt and August's record heat this week on The Shum Show.

Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate change poses a national security risk, but the Obama administration has a plan to deal with it.

The Shum Show: All About Anomalies

Here's why we always talk about global temperature anomalies as opposed to actual global temperatures.

2016’s Arctic Sea Ice Melt Season in 9 Seconds

Watch 2016’s Arctic sea ice melt away in seconds.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002

The annual Arctic sea ice minimum extent has been below average every year since 2002.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum is Coming Later

Climate change has delayed the date of the annual Arctic sea ice minimum.

Soaring Ocean Temperature ‘Greatest Hidden Challenge’

A new report warns that global warming is changing the behavior of marine species and spreading disease.

5th Hottest U.S. Summer Saw Record Northeast Heat

August was record hot for eight Northeastern states, amid the third warmest year for the contiguous U.S.

The Shum Show: Summer, Storms, and Salt

Summer is over, and here comes Hermine!

Here’s How Hot Your Summer Has Been

Here's how hot this summer has been compared to the hottest and coolest summers on record in your city.

167 Tiny Maps Tell the Major Story of Climate Change

Using tiny maps, a new data visualization show the acceleration of global warming in recent decades.

Drought-Hardy Yards Could Ease Californian Heat Waves

Native landscaping could warm up the days in L.A., but cooling effects at night may be be greater.

One Glorious Map Shows the Future of Animal Migrations

Climate change is turning up the heat on animals. This map shows the pathways they'll likely follow to survive.

Rare Tortoise in Australia Displaced by Climate Change

The natural range of the endangered western swamp tortoise is increasingly untenable because of reduced rainfall.

The Future of National Parks is Going to be a Lot Hotter

National Parks' physical boundaries might not change, but their climate boundaries will as the world warms.

Most Cities Too Hot to Host Summer Olympics by 2085

Due to rising temperatures, Northern Hemisphere cities could be too hot to host the Olympic Games.

After Scorching Heat, Earth Likely to Get Respite in 2017

In a welcome break, a new annual heat record is unlikely in 2017 since the effect of El Niño is fading.

July Makes 15 Record Hot Months in a Row

July is the 15th record-hot month in a row, according to NOAA, keeping 2016 on its way to the hottest year on record.

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Record Low Maximum for Arctic Sea Ice This year’s annual maximum of winter Arctic sea ice is the lowest in the satellite record.

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