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Earth, Now Available in Ultra High Definition

When satellite images and ultra high definition video meet, the results are pretty spectacular.

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data

Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

Felling Forests Can Create Lakes

Deforestation has increased water supplies to as many as 40 percent of protected wetlands.

Listen To a Glacier, Forecast a Flood

Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.

New Amazon Carbon Maps May Help Limit Deforestation

A new mapping technique could help researchers prevent deforestation in the Amazon.

Great Barrier Reef Plan Doesn’t Address CO2 Emissions

Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.

One of Sao Paulo’s Biggest Reservoirs Is Nearly Dry

Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo.

San Francisco Rising to Threat of Swelling Seas

A new checklist will help San Francisco protect $25 billion worth of infrastructure from rising seas.

Zombie Glacier Surprises Scientists

Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.

Climate Change Takes Center Stage on Instagram

An Instagram takeover puts climate change on display right next to selfies and latte art.

Jack Frost Not Exactly Nipping at Your Nose

The frost-free season is growing longer across the U.S. overall. Check the trend in your city.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise

Explore our new analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise & coastal flooding, complete with an interactive graphic via NYT.

Twisters Past and Present: Interactive Tornado Tracker

Climate Central’s new interactive tornado tracker plots tornado reports for this season and during past years.

Pacific Northwest Warming May Have Natural Roots

Natural variations might be behind much of the warming in and around the Pacific Northwest.

September Arctic Sea Ice

2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

What Will Survive in Hot, Acidic Oceans?

Scientists discovered that a type of plankton could thrive as the climate changes, which could offer clues about how other species will fare.…

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun's energy.

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