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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.

Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows

Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage infrastructure.…

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ Wins National Award

Climate Central’s groundbreaking series Pulp Fiction won the Online News Association award for explanatory journalism.

UN Expects 20 Nations to Join Paris Pact Next Week

At least 20 countries have indicated they will join the Paris climate agreement at a United Nations event on Sept. 21.

The Shum Show: All About Anomalies

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

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

Soaring Ocean Temperature ‘Greatest Hidden Challenge’

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

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

Unprecedented rainfall in parts of Louisiana last month was made more likely by global warming.

Here’s What China, U.S. Just Committed to on Climate

With key documents filed Saturday by China and U.S., the UN climate pact may take effect this year.

The Shum Show: Summer, Storms, and Salt

Summer is over, and here comes Hermine!

Federal Rule Set to Speed Renewables on Public Lands

The Obama administration is expected to finalize a rule this fall aiming to fast-track renewables on federal land.

Dredging Brings Severe Flood Risk to Wilmington, N.C.

Deepening shipping channels for modern ships has worsened flood risks in parts of North Carolina.

Tropical Storm Madeline Sent CO2 Below 400 PPM

The Mauna Loa Observatory had a brief respite from 400 ppm carbon dioxide readings thanks to Madeline.

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.

Rare Tortoise in Australia Displaced by Climate Change

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

Climate Change Could Put Tiny Krill at Big Risk

Warming ocean waters and changes in sea ice coverage could cause dramatic declines in Antarctic krill.

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.

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ a Finalist for 2 Awards

Climate Central's groundbreaking series, Pulp Fiction, was named as a finalist for two national awards.

This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like

Climate change has helped open the Northwest Passage again this year.

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Winter Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking

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