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What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data

Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.

Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change

A federal task force was formed last year to provide adaptation ideas. On Monday, it delivered 100.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

Thunderstruck: Lightning Will Increase With Warming

Lightning strikes could flash through the sky more often as the planet warms, at least over the U.S.

Listen To a Glacier, Forecast a Flood

Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready’ For Rise of Seas

Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.

Climate Change Disrupts Bee’s Pollination of Flowers

Research reveals that rising temperatures are causing bees to fly before flowers have bloomed.

El Niño’s Winter Impacts

A look at how El Niño influences global weather patterns.

No Recovery, But a Sliver of Drought Gain for Calif.

The start to the rainy season provided a little drought reprieve for California but full recovery is unlikely.

Voters Weigh In on Fracking, Water Measures

A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.

2014 Will Go Down As Hottest In California’s History

There is a better than 99 percent chance that 2014 will be the warmest year on record in California.

Jersey Retreating From Rivers, But Not Coast, After Sandy

A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.

UN Climate Report Rings Alarm, Offers Guidance

IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.

Cities Designed like Ecosystems Offer Untold Gains

For too long we have ignored the relationships between built and natural environments.

Great Barrier Reef Plan Doesn’t Address CO2 Emissions

Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.

6 Degrees: Earth’s Lungs, Ozone Info, Snow Woes & More

New greenhouse gas concerns to Arctic sea ice decline's link to cold winters, all in this week's top news.

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.

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