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Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL

No matter the fate of Keystone XL, many other pipelines could transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries.

Wildfires Tied to Drought, Heat & Topography, Not Beetles

Drought and warmer temperatures brought about by climate change affect wildfire spread more than bark beetles.

The West Coast Is in Hot Water

Warm Pacific temperatures affect everything from sea lions to plankton and are a sign of things to come.

Cities Could Be Ideal for Utility-Scale Solar Plants

Cities may be ideal for major solar power development, though they're often overlooked, a new study says.

Public Lands May Be America’s Best Climate Defense

National forests, parks and other public lands play a major role in America's defense against climate change.

CO2 Boosts Trees, But Ups Damage From Forest Pests

Carbon dioxide fertilizes forests, but it also encourages bugs to feast, dissipating the climate benefits.

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Artificial Glaciers in India Help Drought-Hit Villages

Engineers built artificial glaciers to help Ladakh villagers in the Indian Himalayas adapt to climate change.

How Sahara Dust Sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

New satellite data shows how Sahara dust in the wind makes it to the Amazon, ensuring its survival.

Can Grains of the Past Help Us Weather Future Storms?

Combining science with traditional knowledge, researchers turn to ancient rice as a source of climate resilience.

Everyday Climate Change, Now On Instagram

Instagram is getting a healthy dose of climate change everyday thanks to a new account.

Climate Change Will Hit Australia the Hardest, Study Says

Studies predict temperature rises of up to 5.1°c in Australia by 2090 in their most comprehensive forecast yet.

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Feds Opening Waters to Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

A landmark wind rights auction will open up the largest offshore wind development area in the U.S.

Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years

Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.

Moisture Shortfall, Heat Threaten Southwestern Forests

To see what mountain forest fires of the Southwest will look like in the future, look back at 2011.

Tropical Forests Play Huge Role in Inhaling Emissions

Tropical forests may absorb one-third of human fossil fuel emissions, a new study says.

You Should Watch This Space Time-lapse Right Now

The European Space Agency released an epic 12,500-image, high definition view of our planet from space.

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Check This Map

Find out the odds of a white Christmas for every location in the continental U.S., all on one map.

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2013 Hurricane Season This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

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