Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.
El Niño has curtailed the rains that are the lifeblood of many Pacific Island communities, bringing extreme drought.
Coral reefs reduce wave heights by two-thirds on average, protecting coasts from floods and erosion.
Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.
A large majority of states will face an increased threat of inland flooding by mid-century.
Ocean acidification is causing reefs in Florida to dissolve decades ahead of previous predictions.
Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.
Global warming is reducing oxygen supplies for marine wildlife along the West Coast and elsewhere.
NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.
New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.
The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.
If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.
Animals and plants are increasingly being ‘translocated’ from their native areas to survive effects of climate change.
Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.
Bernadette Woods Placky takes a look at how important trees are to the Earth's climate.
Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.
The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.
Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.
The World Surf League has started a unique partnership with Columbia University climate scientists.
The vast majority of the world's largest reef ecosystem has been ravaged by coral bleaching.