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Species Invasions and Global Warming a ‘Deadly Duo’

Argentine ants in the UK are a new example of how climate change is supporting invasive species.

Climate Change Means More Fuel for Toxic Algae Blooms

An increase in rain fueled by rising temperatures will wash more nitrogen into U.S. waterways.

Area Burned by Wildfires is Increasing

Climate change is one reason the area burned by western wildfires is increasing.

Number of Large Fires Rising in the West

The number of large wildfires in the West is rising and climate change is playing a role.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Mexico Launches Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

The insurance industry in Cancún will provide coverage to pay for repairs if reefs are damaged by storms.

Heat Makes It Too Hot for Africa’s Wild Dogs to Hunt

The wild dogs are well adapted to high temperatures but a warming world means pup survival is plummeting.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Nights Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Trends in nighttime temperatures are a symptom of a world warming from from climate change.

Countries With Coral Reefs Must Do More on Climate

Custodians of world heritage-listed sites should aim to keep global temperature increases to just 1.5°C.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

Rising background temperatures are conspiring to make Arctic winter warm waves more common and persistent.

How Big is the Antarctic Iceberg?

An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke away from Antarctica. Just how much ice that?

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.

Antarctica’s Ice-Free Areas to Increase By 2100

If emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to grow by as much as 17,000 square kilometers.

Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

Weather-related disruptions at so-called "chokepoints" could limit global food supplies and push up prices.

Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Warming Brews Big Trouble in Coffee Birthplace Ethiopia

Rising temperatures are set to wipe out half of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing areas.

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10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

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