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Energy, Water, Land Intertwined & Threatened, Says Report

Climate-related disruptions to energy, water, or land use could lead to economically devastating ripple effects.

2012 Global Temps Rank in Top 10 Hottest On Record

2012 was one of the 10 warmest years on record, as the effects of manmade global warming become more apparent.

Black Carbon Second Only to CO2 in Heating the Planet

According to a new study, the second most important heat-trapping pollutant is plain old soot.

Southwest Faces Looming Threats From Climate Change

The Southwest, which is already the hottest, driest region in the U.S., is likely to become even hotter and drier.

5 Must-See Charts From Major New U.S. Climate Report

A new climate science assessment shows that global warming is already affecting millions of Americans.

USDA Declares Winter Wheat Belt Drought Disaster Area

The USDA has declared 597 counties across 14 states natural disaster areas as a result of the ongoing drought.

NOAA: 2012 Hottest & 2nd-Most Extreme Year On Record

According to NOAA, 2012 was the warmest and second-most extreme year on record in the lower 48 states.

Aussie Heatwave Nears 122°F; Severe Fire Threat Declared

Australia is bracing for more potentially dangerous fires, with temps on Friday predicted to soar close to 122°F.

Epic Heat, Wildfires Are Scorching Australian Landscape

An unprecedented heat wave is helping to fuel massive wildfires in parts of Australia.

On ABC, Heidi Cullen Talks Climate & 2012 Extremes

Heidi Cullen talked with ABC's Dan Harris about the climate & extreme weather of 2012.

It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

5 Charts Help Illustrate 2012 As Warmest Year on Record

These five charts capture the record warm and dry year of 2012 throughout the lower 48 states.

Sea Level Rise May Eclipse 3 Feet By 2100, Study Finds

Experts think global sea level rise during the next several decades may be more significant than previously thought.

Tell Me Why: Climate Science Is So Important

Scientist Jeff Privette explains how what's seen from the sky can tell us a lot about our climate on Earth.

Tell Me Why: We Need ‘Normals’ and Long-term Trends

Climate scientist Anthony Arguez explains the importance of “normals” in this version of Tell Me Why.

Why Bark Beetles are Chewing Through U.S. Forests

A look at how climate change is helping fuel bark beetles' assault on forests of America’s mountain west.

Tell Me Why: We Need ‘Normals’ and Long-term Trends

Climate scientist Anthony Arguez explains the importance of “normals” in this version of Tell Me Why.

Tell Me Why: Climate Science Is So Important

Scientist Jeff Privette explains how what's seen from the sky can tell us a lot about our climate on Earth.

Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

Climate scientist Deke Arndt explains the Climate Extremes Index and the critical information it contains.

Global Warming-El Nino Link Stronger but Still Not Proven

According to a new report, both phases of ENSO have become more intense over the past century.

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Pollen Searches are on the Rise Online searches for the word "pollen" have gone through the roof this spring.