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Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack

New footage shows that the Larsen C ice shelf rift continues to expand, raising the odds of a calving event.

Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for Electricity in U.S.

For the first time in North America, wind powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Feb. 12.

California Farmers Use Floodwater to Replenish Aquifers

As the climate warms and infrastructure ages, California is trying to boost underground water storage.

100 Days of Climate: Week 5

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

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

Pine Island Glacier just lost a Manhattan-sized iceberg. Scientists are calling it "an aftershock."

90 Percent of New Power in Europe From Renewables

Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year.

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

East Coast communities could flood three times a week within 30 years as seas rise and land sinks.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Scotland Eyes 50 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

Scotland unveils a plan encouraging residents to use low- or zero-carbon sources for half their energy.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

Trump Revives Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

President Trump has signed executive orders advancing two controversial oil pipelines.

NOAA’s New Satellite Sent Back Its First Amazing Images

The GOES-16 satellite is about to revolutionize weather forecasting. These are the first images.

Scientists Are Reminding the World That Science Matters

On the day of Trump's inauguration, scientists are tweeting why science matters more than ever.

Decoding Trump’s White House Energy Plan

Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” is replete with specious claims about climate and energy policy.

Perry Dodges Climate Questions, Defends Energy Dept.

Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday.

Barack Obama Has Been Immortalized By Scientists

A climate monitoring site in Antarctica bears President Obama's name and bears witness to climate change.

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.

Canada’s Vast Source of Climate Pollution May Go Bust

Low oil prices threaten oil sands mines in Canada — a major source of carbon pollution.

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Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming An examination of how high temperatures throughout the year are projected to rise by the end of the century under two different

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