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What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Fossil Fuels May Bring Major Changes to Carbon Dating

Fossil fuels are altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects.

Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

Rising Sea Levels Could Decimate Sea Turtle Nests

Turtle eggs submerged under sea water are less likely to hatch, a Great Barrier Reef study shows.

Are Countries Obligated to Fend Off Climate Change?

Here’s what a Dutch court's speedy emissions ruling could mean for the rest of the world.

GAO Report Sees Climate Risks to Army Corps Projects

The GAO says many Army Corps projects are highly vulnerable to extreme weather.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Dire Climate Warning Raises Questions, Not Answers

NASA's former climate chief sounds the sea level rise alarm, but the findings aren't wholly conclusive.

EU Climate Chief Says “No Plan B” for Paris Climate Talks

EU Climate Chief Miguel Cañete urges world leaders to force their ministers to agree a deal.

Marine Conservationists Work to Curb Ocean Stress

Conservationists are taking action to help protect "stressed out" oceans.

Russia, U.S. Sign Fishing Ban in Arctic as Sea Ice Melts

The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement to bar their fishing fleets from the Arctic.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Heavier Rains Mean More Toxic Blooms for Lake Erie

Warming is expected to bring heavier rains, which could mean more toxic algae blooms for Lake Erie.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

Climate Change Is Increasing Stress on Oceans

Climate change and other human pressures are putting increasing stress on the world's oceans.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Warming Waters Fueled Intense Russian Rainstorm

Warming Black Sea waters fueled an intense rainfall event in Krymsk, Russia in 2012.

Climate Change Threatens Australia’s Ecosystems

Changes in climate ‘the most pervasive threat’ to forests, wetlands and deserts.

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Copenhagen Diagnosis Graphics informed by the Copenhagen Diagnosis, a major climate change report released on November 24, 2009.

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