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Swiss Voters Embrace Shift to Renewable Energy

Results show the Swiss population wants a new energy policy without depending on nuclear power.

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

Extreme weather is estimated to cut production of major crops by 23 percent over the next 30 years.

The Race to Understand Black Carbon’s Climate Impact

Fossil fuels we burn affect warming in the Arctic, and solutions begin with understanding how and how much.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.

Warm Arctic Fuels Second-Warmest April on Record

Temperatures were high in the Arctic and well above average in the Eastern U.S., China and Africa.

Slow-Freezing Alaska Soil Driving Surge in CO2 Emissions

Northern tundra’s autumn carbon dioxide emissions increased 70 percent between 1975 and 2015.

Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

Rising temperatures are causing less of each winter’s snowpack to flow down a major river as water.

America’s Most Vulnerable to Rising Seas

New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

Glacier National Park Is Losing Its Glaciers

Over the past 50 years, some of Glacier National Park's namesake glaciers have shrunk by as much as 85 percent.

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.

Arctic Sea Ice Keeps Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

The Arctic's astounding transformation continues with another record low month of sea ice.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states s…

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

Europe’s Farming Vulnerable with Water Scarcity

Climate change-induced water scarcity could push up prices for meat and dairy in Europe.

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

Calculating the costs of natural disasters could be a valuable way to recognize the potential for damage.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

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Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods Images from the major floods that struck three countries this week: Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka

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