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Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

California Got More Snow This Winter Than Past 4 Total

After years of drought, California got blitzed with rain and snow. New data puts the extremes into perspective.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

U.S. Vulnerable to Worst of Extreme Sea Rise

NOAA’s extreme sea level rise scenario would leave many American coastal cities almost completely submerged.

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

Climate change is rapidly pushing the Arctic into a new and less stable state.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

China, India Become Climate Leaders as West Falters

As rich countries have foundered, India and China have emerged as global leaders in tackling warming.

100 Days of Climate: Week 14

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do

After Ice is a new app that uses augmented reality to make the impacts of sea level rise clearer.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Warming-Driven Glacier Melt Leads to ‘River Piracy’

The global warming-induced retreat of a Canadian glacier caused one river to siphon off another's flow.

Loss of Coral Reefs Could Cost $1 Trillion Globally

Mass bleaching events in 2016 and 2017 have affected two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.

Scientists Just Confirmed the Great Barrier Reef Bleached

Climate change has fueled bleaching at the Great Barrier Reef for an unprecedented two years in a row.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

Icebergs Are Swarming Shipping Lanes in the Arctic

An unusually large swarm of icebergs is forcing ships to change course in the North Atlantic.

Parts of the Arctic Ocean are Turning Into the Atlantic

Climate change is helping drive warm water into the eastern Arctic Ocean, altering it in unprecedented ways.

Congress’ ‘Political Theater’ Threatens Science, Climate

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to hamstring federal climate action.

Zaria Forman Finds Beauty in the Things We’re Losing

Artist Zaria Forman is making stunning drawings of ice to inspire people to act on climate change.

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A Tale of Two Coasts Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.

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