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Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

One of the oldest oak trees in the U.S. was dealt a death blow by extreme heat this summer.

Renewables Poised for Rapid Growth Worldwide

Renewable energy is expected to be the source of about 28 percent of the world’s electricity by 2021.

Shipping Industry Mulls Modest Steps to Slow Warming

Because shipping traverses nations, it escaped direct scrutiny under the landmark Paris climate pact.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.

The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer

With no questions about climate change at the presidential debates, here's what experts say we should be asking.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

New report shows how coastal flooding is on the rise because of human-caused sea level rise.

The Shum Show: Spreading Like Wildfire

Wildfires take the spotlight this week on The Shum Show.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

Sea level rise and more intense surge could make Hurricane Sandy-level flooding a generational occurrence.

Climate Change Behind Surge in Western Wildfires

Global warming is being blamed for 44 percent of the total area burned in Western forest fires since 1984.

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says

New research finds that cows and wetlands are driving a rise in methane emissions more than oil and gas.

191 Countries Strike Deal to Cut Aircraft Emissions

An agreement struck Thursday could allow airlines to grow without also growing their impact on the climate.

Images Show Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge Potential

Storm surge could be one of Hurricane Matthew's biggest hazards along the Southeast coast.

Ethanol in U.S. Gas Tanks is Backfiring for Climate Change

Researchers say the Renewable Fuel Standard is failing to deliver on its environmental promises.

New York City Accelerates Emissions Reduction Goals

The city plans to expand renewables, improve efficiency and transition to electric vehicles to cut emissions.

EU Agrees to Fast-Track Paris Climate Deal

The 2015 Paris deal aims guide a radical shift of the world economy away from fossil fuels — and it's almost ready.


Climate Change & The Jet Stream As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns

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