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North American Forests Not a Climate Change Remedy

With high temperatures, tree growth is inhibited and carbon dioxide absorption rate diminishes.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

June 2016 was the 14th consecutive month of record heat for the globe.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage

Federal grants to move communities can provide families with physical land, but can they preserve a way of life?

Threat to Salmon Imperils Alaska’s Culture

Salmon in the Kenai River are threatened by climate change, which may threaten the culture that relies on them.

Stanford Collaboration: Communicating Climate Change

Climate Central partnered with Stanford University and its students on a series about communicating climate change.

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica

Warm ocean waters, not rising air temperatures, are causing the retreat of glaciers on Antarctica's western edge.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

Double Shock of El Niño, La Niña Could Affect 100 Million

More than 100 million people could be affected by the combined impact of El Niño and La Niña.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Arctic Sea Ice Crashes to Record Low for June

Since mid-June, ice cover disappeared about 70 percent faster than the typical rate of ice loss, experts say.

Summers Getting Muggier As Dewpoint Temp Rises

Summers are not just getting hotter, they’re getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature is rising due to climate change.

Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices

The Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan made carbon prices in the Northeast tumble.

Seven Climate Records Set So Far in 2016

From soaring temperatures to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records.

Southeast Asian Fires Emitted Most Carbon Since 1997

Forest fires in Southeast Asia last year produced carbon emissions higher than in the whole of the European Union.

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