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Waves in the Atmosphere Fueling Extreme Weather

A new study looks at how waves in the atmosphere affect extreme weather around the northern hemisphere.

Uncivil War Brews Over Summer Flounder as Waters Warm

A climate change battle erupts over "fluke," as its habitat drifts north in warming waters.

Climate Change Puts World’s Energy Systems at Risk

Generators from nuclear reactors & coal-fired power plants will feel the brunt of weather changes, report says.

6 Degrees: Gnarly Maps, Warping Ice and Derelict Wells

From leaking derelict oil wells to intense folds in Greenland's ice, here are 6 stories worth a click.

San Franciscans in the Dark About Flood Hazards

A citywide effort is tackling a problem that few residents think about: rising seas and coastal erosion.

California’s Drought Just Got a Little Worse

One third of California is now in the worst stage of drought. The situation could worsen over the summer.

Sea Level Rise Threatens Oakland’s Sewer System

The low-lying flatland neighborhoods of Oakland are at risk of floods and toxic runoff & sewage.

Sea Rise Will Bring Severe Floods to Silicon Valley

Northern California residents, many from low-income and minority communities, will bear the brunt of sea level rise.

Grass is Greener for the Future of Biofuels

A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists can make biofuel from wild-growing switchgrass.

Refreezing Water Causes Weird Warps in Greenland’s Ice

Scientists discover ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.

6 Degrees: Record Floods, World Cup Temps & More

From temp trends in Brazil to a spectacular atmospheric phenomenon, our weekly news roundup has it all.

Climate Change Threatens Almighty U.S. ‘King Corn’

Heat waves and water shortages could devastate U.S. farmlands devoted to corn crop, a new report warns.

Climate Impact on Vermont May Have Benefits

Vermont is getting warmer and wetter, according to the first state-level climate assessment in the nation.

Roaring Video Shows Record Flood at Brazil’s Iguazu Falls

Heavy rains in southern Brazil and northern Argentina and Uruguay led to severe flooding.

Rising CO2 Increases the Size of Poison Ivy Plants

Better grab your calamine lotion. More CO2 means bigger poison ivy plants.

Of Brazil, the World Cup and Climate Change

Temperatures have been on the rise in Brazil since the last time it hosted the World Cup.

Dust in the Wind Could Speed Greenland’s Ice Melt

Early spring snowmelt in the Northern Hemisphere could speed ice melt in Greenland.

California’s Fog is Fading Away, Crops Could Suffer

A decrease in winter fog has made driving safer, but is hurting California's $15 billion fruit & nut crop.

Global Warming Playing a Role in Australia’s Record Heat

A late fall warm spell in Australia extends a period of record warmth influenced by global warming.

Hurricane Season’s Start Brings New Storm Surge Maps

New storm surge flooding maps will be issued for the first time during the 2014 hurricane season.

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun’s energy.