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The Larsen C Rift is Racing to Its Conclusion

The soon-to-be Larsen C iceberg is pulling away from the ice shelf at an unprecedented rate.

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

Large wildfires are becoming increasing common and severe in boreal forests around the world.

Nuclear Decommissioning Threatens Climate Targets

Nuclear is now the largest low-carbon power source in Europe and the United States.

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites

The Sentinel-1 satellites are crucial to watching not just the Larsen C rift but changes at both poles.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding

The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the U.S.

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown

A Texas-sized chunk of Antarctica went into meltdown last year raising concerns about the future.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking Off

The crack that's been cutting into Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to create a huge iceberg.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Add Nitrous Oxide to the List of Permafrost Melt Concerns

In addition to methane and carbon dioxide, scientists say permafrost could also release nitrous oxide.

Waves Rippled Through Greenland’s Ice. That’s Ominous

A previously unobserved phenomenon has roiled the interior of one of Greenland's glaciers.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

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Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise If you get the feeling that heavy downpours are more intense than they used to be, you’re not imagining it.

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