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Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt?

Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.

Depths of Atlantic May Hold Key to Global Warming Hiatus

Excess heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought.

What Iceland’s Volcanoes Can Teach Us about Climate

Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt and events like that have a lot teach us about climate change.

6 Degrees: Urban Heat, Miami’s Woes & Record Temps

The week that was features the latest on urban heats islands, Miami's sea level woes and more.

A Tale of Two Cities: Miami, New York and Life on the Edge

Like New York, Miami faces the challenge of rising seas, but with a number of critical differences.

Here’s How Arctic Sea Ice Could Shrink Even More

Waves are building in the Arctic Ocean, and they could hasten sea ice's downward spiral.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

New CO2 Satellite Sends First Data Back to Earth

NASA's newest satellite sent back it first data and it looks like all systems are running smoothly.

Odds of El Niño Drop; Still Expected to Form

The chances of an El Niño forming by winter have dropped to 65 percent, still double the normal odds.

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

El Niño in 90 Seconds

So who or what is this El Nino that meteorologists warn may affect our weather in a big way?

Driven by Ocean Heat, World Sets Mark for Hottest June

Oceans were the hottest they've been on record this June, leading to a month of record heat across the world.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.

What’s Behind Super Typhoon’s Rapid Intensification?

Rammasun looked ragged after its trip over the Philippines, but became a Super Typhoon before hitting China.

Planet is Running a Temp: State of the Climate ‘Check-Up’

A new report -- the latest checkup on the health of the global climate system -- says the planet is running a temperature.

Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion

A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.

Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

The military is already looking at its climate change vulnerabilities but more needs to be done.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Caribbean Coral Reefs ‘Will be Lost Within 20 Years’

Major report warns that loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline.

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Early vs. Late Snowmelt Satellite-derived images comparing the first full week of April in years with early (2002) vs. late (2008) snowmelt.