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Media Contributing to ‘Hope Gap’ on Climate Change

Research suggests media focuses on doom and gloom of climate change, rarely on possible fixes.

Satellites Show Vanuatu’s Scars From Cyclone Pam

Landsat images reveal the fury of Cyclone Pam and the long road Vanuatu has to recovery.

The West Coast Is in Hot Water

Warm Pacific temperatures affect everything from sea lions to plankton and are a sign of things to come.

Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.

Scientists Have Mixed Opinions on Flat CO2 Emissions

Scientists have mixed opinions about whether stagnant global energy-related CO2 emissions are a trend.

‘Green’ Diesel Fuel Use Plummets in U.S.

U.S. biodiesel and "green" diesel imports declined in 2014 after setting records in 2013.

Index Shows Oil’s Climate Impacts Vary Widely

Not every kind of oil is the same in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, a new report says.

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

Climate change is slated to play a more prominent role in international disaster talks than ever before.

Drought-Stricken West Gives Rise to Old World Cows

Desert-friendly cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.

CO2 Boosts Trees, But Ups Damage From Forest Pests

Carbon dioxide fertilizes forests, but it also encourages bugs to feast, dissipating the climate benefits.

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Drought Weakens the Amazon’s Ability to Capture Carbon

The Amazon inhales less carbon dioxide during drought years, a major concern as the region dries.

Isn’t CO2 a Good Thing?

Just like our bodies, the climate system can become unbalanced if it gets too much of a good thing.

Climate Adaptation Experts Help Prepare for Disaster

As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.

Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

Three Tools to Solve The Mystery of Ocean Acidity

Scientists are improving pH sensors, analyzing coral and using satellites to track ocean acidification.

Here’s Where Ocean Acidification Will Hit the U.S. Hardest

Ocean acidification is coming for your shellfish, but its impacts will be far from even across the U.S.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

Warmer Oceans Helping Coral-Eating Starfish Thrive

Researchers say the survival chances of crown-of-thorns starfish increase by as much as 240 percent.

Climate Talks Draw Praise, Herald Hard Slog Ahead

Climate negotiations held in Geneva this week were civil, but it's unclear whether they were helpful.

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The Future of Freezing High-resolution animated projection maps for how the cold and snowy months will thaw this century.

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