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What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data

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

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready’ For Rise of Seas

Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.

El Niño’s Winter Impacts

A look at how El Niño influences global weather patterns.

Jersey Retreating From Rivers, But Not Coast, After Sandy

A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.

UN Climate Report Rings Alarm, Offers Guidance

IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.

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.

Sandy Motivates NY to Explore Microgrids

Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research

Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.

6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

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.

Pentagon: Climate Change Poses ‘Immediate Risks’

The Pentagon's new climate plan shows how the agency plans to address the impacts of global warming.

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice is Flooding ‘Warning Bell’

Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

The $9.7 Trillion Problem: Cyclones and Climate Change

Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.

Sea Level Rise Making Floods Routine for Coastal Cities

Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.

Oceans Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized

Study finds the upper levels of the planet’s oceans have been warming much faster than previously realized.

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Mountain Snowmelt and Fire Recently, in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

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