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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.

Drought-Fueled Wildfires Burn 7 Million Acres in U.S.

More than 7 million acres of land have burned in the U.S. so far in 2015.

Study: China May Have Overestimated Carbon Emissions

Scientists may have overestimated China's carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.

EPA Moves to Cut Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The EPA has proposed new rules limiting methane emissions from new fracked oil wells.

All of 2015’s Rain for the U.S. in 14 Seconds

NASA satellites have sent back a detailed view of rain and snow across the U.S. so far this year.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Here Are 10 Striking Images of Future Sea Levels

Striking before and after images shows what iconic U.S. coastal cities will look like under 25 feet of sea level rise.

Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise

New study warns 2°C of global warming will mean a world map reshaped by massive sea level rise.

How 2°C of Warming Could Reshape the U.S.

What would 2°C of warming mean for the future and heritage of the U.S.? A map we don’t recognize.

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet

Even if the world manages to limit warming to 2°C, sea levels may still rise at least 20 feet above current heights.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

Two Maps Show Greenland’s Sudden Melt Season Onset

Greenland's melt season started slow but is suddenly speeding up due to warm weather and dark ice.

Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

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Greenland Total Ice Loss 2004-07 Greenland has been losing large amounts of ice into the sea – enough to collect into rafts the size of states.

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