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U.S., Mexico, Canada to Collaborate on Climate Adaptation

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are collaborating on sharing clean energy technology and reducing emissions.

El Niño Could Bring Drought and Famine in West Africa

The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.

Moderately Cold Temps ‘More Deadly Than Heat Waves’

Study finds prolonged exposure to moderately cold temps kills more people than heat waves or freezing spells.

Bad News Keeps Flowing From Antarctica

The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking, leaving glaciers on the move.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

NY Fracking Report Underscores Quake, Climate Risks

New York cites climate, pollution and earthquake risks as major uncertainties swirling around fracking.

The ABCs of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melting

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, the size of Scotland, is thinning from above and below.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

What Climate Change Sounds Like from Amazon to Arctic

A group from the Univ. of Minnesota use music to highlight the places where climate is changing most rapidly.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

A Global Milestone: CO2 Passes 400 PPM

Global carbon dioxide levels have now officially reached the 400 ppm level, a first for the planet.

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.

Global Warming Could Threaten 1-in-6 Species

One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.

U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

U.S. energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the economy are no longer growing together.

Blooming Algae Could Accelerate Arctic Warming

A new study says waning Arctic sea ice could lead to algae blooms that will trap extra heat from the sun.

Extreme Heat and Heavy Rain Events Expected to Double

A new study says extreme heat and heavy precipitation events will double in the decades ahead.

At $24 Trillion, Oceans are World’s 7th-Largest Economy

Vast economic worth of world’s oceans is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishing.

Look What’s Cooking in the World of Renewable Energy

The solar & wind innovations that got us where we are today & those waiting in the wings point to a hopeful future.

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

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Slim Odds of Ending the Drought this Year For most areas of the U.S., the worst drought in more than 50 years is likely to persist well into the winter.

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