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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.

Coastal Warning Issued for Vital Atlantic Habitats

Some of the world’s most productive marine habitats are seriously at risk from CO2 and human-related changes.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

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

Picture This: World Cup Flooding & Spectacular Lightning

From rain in Recife to drought in California, see some of the best weather & climate images from the week.

5 Graphics That Show U.S. Climate Change Costs

Graphics from a new report show just how much climate change will cost U.S. and what regions will lose the most.

2014: A Weird Weather Year in Alaska So Far

The first five months of the year in Alaska have been unusually warm, particularly in far northern Barrow.

New Report Puts Price Tag on Climate Change in U.S.

A new report by the Risky Business Project quantifies the impacts of climate change on the U.S. economy.

Could 2014 Become the Warmest Year on Record?

May 2014 was the warmest May on record. With a developing El Niño, 2014 could be the warmest year.

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.

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California Drought Intensifies The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought.