Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.
This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.
Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.
Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.
A look at how El Niño influences global weather patterns.
A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.
IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.
Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.
Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.
The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.
Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.
This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.
A new checklist will help San Francisco protect $25 billion worth of infrastructure from rising seas.
Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.
The Pentagon's new climate plan shows how the agency plans to address the impacts of global warming.
Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.
Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.
Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.
Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.
Study finds the upper levels of the planet’s oceans have been warming much faster than previously realized.