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Study: Downpours Over Land Have Slowed Sea Level Rise

Hydrologists discovered precipitation changes that slowed down sea level rise — but the effect may be temporary.

More Rain, Less Snow for U.S. Winters

The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season is changing for many locations across the country.

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

Low oil prices and the loss of a contractor have forced a Utah oil sands project to slow to a near halt.

Obama Confident in Climate Plan Despite Court Setback

The Supreme Court halted the Obama administration's most sweeping climate change policy on Tuesday.

Winter Precipitation: More Rain, Less Snow

The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season will change in a warming world.

West Likely to Be Stormier With Climate Change

Extreme rain and snow will hit the West Coast more often as the climate changes, scientists found.

Countries Embrace New Rules to Limit Airline Emissions

The United States and 22 other countries agree to cut airlines' emissions over the next 12 years.

Dutch Lawmakers Call for Halt to Wood Energy Subsidies

Dutch lawmakers are worried that subsidizing wood fuel will extend the lives of coal power plants.

Climate Change Is Leaving Native Plants Behind

Animals and weeds are bounding up California's warming hills, while native plants are stuck in place.

Europe’s Shift to Dark Green Forests Fuels Warming

A new study finds that dark green conifers in Europe have been fueling global warming.

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm to Be Built in U.K.

Dong Energy makes final investment decision on 1.2-gigawatt project that will power more than a million U.K. homes.

Hot, Dry Weather Could Cut Into California’s Snowpack

An unwelcome dose of heat and dry weather is coming to California, putting snowpack in jeopardy.

These Paintings Turn Climate Data Into Art

Maine-based artist Jill Pelto is turning hard climate data into haunting watercolor paintings.

Groundhog Day Warming Trends

Regardless if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, spring is coming earlier across the U.S.

Warming Ups Odds And Costs of Extreme U.K. Rains

Climate change has increased the odds of extreme rainfall in the U.K., like that of the winter of 2013-2014.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Wildfires Are Burning Some of the World’s Oldest Trees

Tasmania's rainforest is burning up in the wake of its most severe two-year drought on record.

Warming Waters Linked to Northeast Seagrass Die-offs

Analysis of extensive monitoring by citizen scientists has linked declining water quality with warming.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Ocean Warming is Making Floods Worse, Study Finds

Rapid rates of warming in the oceans have been causing water to expand, worsening sea level rise.

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Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

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