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Roadside Land Offers Huge Carbon Storage Potential

Roadside shrubbery & grass soak up a lot of carbon; with better management it could soak up more.

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

“Hot days” are likely to happen much more often if we continue to pump CO2 into the atmosphere.

Celebrate NASA Satellite’s Birthday With 5 Amazing Pics

The longest continuously-collected satellite dataset in the world turns 42 years old today.

Fires in NW Territories in Line with ‘Unprecedented’ Burn

The wildfires searing the Northwest Territories could be a harbinger of things to come in a warming world.

Interactive: 1,001 Blistering Future Summers

Models show summers are going to keep warming as emissions continue. See what this will warming feel like.

Climate Change Gets Up Close and Personal

The emerging field of downscaling helps people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.

Caribbean Coral Reefs ‘Will be Lost Within 20 Years’

Major report warns that loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline.

Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil

Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

Coastal Warning Issued for Vital Atlantic Habitats

Some of the world’s most productive marine habitats are seriously at risk from CO2 and human-related changes.

Uncivil War Brews Over Summer Flounder as Waters Warm

A climate change battle erupts over "fluke," as its habitat drifts north in warming waters.

One Great View of Earth for the Summer Solstice

A satellite orbiting nearly 36,000 miles above the Earth's surface captured a great solstice preview.

Renewables as Tourist Attractions? Only in Germany

A guidebook selling well in Germany details 200 renewable energy sites it thinks will appeal to tourists.

Refreezing Water Causes Weird Warps in Greenland’s Ice

Scientists discover ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.

Roaring Video Shows Record Flood at Brazil’s Iguazu Falls

Heavy rains in southern Brazil and northern Argentina and Uruguay led to severe flooding.

Dust in the Wind Could Speed Greenland’s Ice Melt

Early spring snowmelt in the Northern Hemisphere could speed ice melt in Greenland.

View From Space Shows Storm Curl Over Argentina

A space station-eye view of a storm swirling off the coast of Argentina is your Friday afternoon diversion.

6 Degrees: Kinky Rails, Rains, CO2 Emissions & More

Sun kinks warp railroads, CO2 emissions enter space age, rains and floods all top climate news this week.

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Ocean Acidification Process Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels are making the world’s oceans more acidic.