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Hot Oceans Are Killing Coral Reefs Around the World

For only the third time on record, coral bleaching is occurring across the globe and climate change is to blame.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

Tar Sands Mining Makes Leap from Canada to Utah

A Canadian company has opened the first commercial tar sands mining operation in the United States.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

Climate Researchers Plan Glider Mission to Edge of Space

A glider designed to reach the edge of space will study weather and climate at 90,000 feet.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.

Warming Casts Shadow Over Oil Leasing on Public Lands

Climate change presents a challenge to land managers leasing public lands for oil and gas development.

Firestorm Leaves ‘Mass Destruction’ in California

Drought-fueled wildfires over the weekend destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least one person.

Climate Change Could Put Tribes’ Electric Systems at Risk

Electric power lines and power plants on tribal lands are highly vulnerable to climate change.

Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

A key benefit of burning fewer fossil fuels and building renewables is cleaner air and saved lives.

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.

Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Hit 27-Year Low

U.S. power plants emitted less carbon dioxide in April than at any point in the prior 27 years.

Katrina: Lasting Climate Lessons for a Sinking City

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is dealing with sinking land as sea levels rise.

Wildfires Are Ruining the National Park Service’s Birthday

Wildfires are making it hard to enjoy the scenic vistas National Parks are famous for.

White House: Efficiency Key to Tackling Climate Change

The White House on Monday announced policies designed to help homeowners act on climate change.


Washington, DC: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in Washington, DC, the the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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