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What A Warming World Means for Major Snowstorms

A warming world could mean interesting changes for major snowstorms, like the nor'easter this week.

Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years

Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.

Scientists Find Which Coral Reefs Will Survive Warming

Study shows which parts of the Great Barrier Reef & others can bounce back from mass bleaching events.

Surprise Lake Sheds Light on Underbelly of Greenland Ice

Meltwater funneling into a lake below Greenland's ice could be speeding the ice's flow to the sea.

Sea Level Rise Accelerating Faster Than Thought

Sea level rise has been accelerating faster than thought, with possible implications for future rise.

Climate Change’s Evolving Role in Extreme Weather

Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

Fate of Earth’s Ice Comes Further Into Focus

The melting of Earth's polar ice came into starker relief in 2014, with real implications for sea level rise.

The Year’s 7 Most Telling Images From Space

Satellites and astronauts have provided some of the amazing imagery of our planet this year.

Clues in Coral Hint at Looming Temperature Spike

Research shows shift in trade winds could trigger an unparalleled period of rising global temperatures.

6 Degrees: Drought Relief, Europe Heats Up, CO2 & More

California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.

Tipping Point Nears for ‘Emerging Flooding Crisis’

Coastal flooding is likely to become a much more regular occurrence by mid-century as sea levels rise.

Persistent Warming Driving Big Arctic Changes

Long-term trends continue to paint a picture of rapid change throughout the Arctic region.

Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

Ocean acidification could silence the fish and crustaceans that call coral reefs their home.

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Shifts Could Speed Melt

Two new findings show how Greenland could be melting from the bottom up.

6 Degrees: Lima, Deadly Heat, Flood Maps & More

Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.

Warm Ocean Waters Boosting Typhoons, Record Heat

The same warm waters fueling top-strength typhoons this year are boosting global temperatures.

NOAA: Climate Change Did Not Cause Calif. Drought

A new NOAA study shows that natural variability could be the cause of the devastating California drought.

How Scientists Unraveled the El Nino Mystery

ENSO predictions have come a long way since the 1990s, but there’s plenty of work left to do

6 Degrees: Warming Rates, Robots, Heating Costs & More

From warming rates to robotic floats, stay current on climate with the top news of the week.

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Montana Average March Temperature Average March air temperatures in Montana from 1950 to the present.

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