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This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like

Climate change has helped open the Northwest Passage again this year.

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.

Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change

The Alaskan village of Shishmaref is losing up to 10 feet of shoreline each year, so it's relocating.

How a Volcano Hid the Acceleration of Sea Level Rise

The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines affected global temperatures and sea levels.

2015 Set Frenzy of Climate Records

Numerous climate records were broken in 2015, including hottest year and lowest Arctic sea ice winter peak.

Climate Pollution Can Complicate Fishes’ Sex Lives

New research from Sicily shows one way that carbon dioxide pollution can affect the mating rituals of fish.

Diving Enthusiasts Could Measure Ocean Temperatures

Decompression computers worn by recreational and commercial divers provides accurate data, study shows.

Antarctic Peninsula Has Cooled, but Warming Will Win

After decades of rampant warming, the Antarctic Peninsula has cooled slightly in the past few decades.

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

Warming Could Mean More Algae Blooms Like Florida’s

Algae blooms like the one plaguing Florida's coastline could happen more often as lakes and coastal waters warm.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage

Federal grants to move communities can provide families with physical land, but can they preserve a way of life?

Stanford Collaboration: Communicating Climate Change

Climate Central partnered with Stanford University and its students on a series about communicating climate change.

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica

Warm ocean waters, not rising air temperatures, are causing the retreat of glaciers on Antarctica's western edge.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

A Computer Just Changed the Coral Research Game

Reef scientists have partnered with computer scientists on a novel new tool to protect coral reefs.

Global Coral Bleaching Continues For a Record Third Year

The longest global coral bleaching event on record is likely to keep going into fall.

Rodent Threat Defeated As Delmarva Battles Rising Seas

Following a big eradication program, it's been a year since a nutria was detected on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Scientists Urge Obama to Halt Oil Leasing in the Arctic

Nearly 400 scientists are asking President Obama to halt oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean.

Fishing For Bright Spots in a World of Sick Reefs

Through a vast ecological analysis, scientists found reef fisheries that were healthier than expected.

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