Topics Section
Content from the entire website, organized by subject

All Topics: Climate Statistics,Basics,Causes,Greenhouse Gases,Impacts,Responses,Trends,Projections,Climate,Extremes,Drought,Flooding,Heat,Hurricanes,Wildfires,Carbon Storage,Water,Snow & Ice,Oceans & Coasts,Sea Level,Food & Agriculture,Flora & Fauna,Health,Business,Policy,Energy,Efficiency,Biofuels,Fossil Fuels,Nuclear,Renewable Energy,Weather,Extreme Weather,Solutions,Landscapes,Society,Geoengineering,States of Change

El Niño Could Bring Drought and Famine in West Africa

The global weather system that plays havoc with weather across the world could exacerbate region’s dry spell.

Bad News Keeps Flowing From Antarctica

The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking, leaving glaciers on the move.

Heat is Piling Up in the Depths of the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is home to most of the heat that oceans have trapped over the past decade.

The ABCs of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melting

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, the size of Scotland, is thinning from above and below.

‘Steel on the Water’ Critical for Offshore Wind in U.S.

A project off Block Island could set the stage for other offshore wind projects along the East Coast.

Sea Level Rise Is On the Up and Up

Sea level rise is accelerating, putting millions along the coast at risk of flooding.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

U.S. Hurricane Drought ‘A Matter of Luck’

In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.

The Surprising Link Between Fjords and Carbon

Deep ocean inlets account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year.

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.

Global Warming Could Threaten 1-in-6 Species

One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.

Blooming Algae Could Accelerate Arctic Warming

A new study says waning Arctic sea ice could lead to algae blooms that will trap extra heat from the sun.

At $24 Trillion, Oceans are World’s 7th-Largest Economy

Vast economic worth of world’s oceans is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishing.

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice

A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.

Looking for Global Warming? Check the Ocean

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most is ending up in the ocean.

Major Changes Loom in Arctic as U.S. Leads Council

The U.S. is poised to take over the Arctic Council as major changes loom for the region.

Can Saltwater Quench Our Growing Thirst?

Researchers are fine-tuning a centuries-old concept that might be the future of quenching the world’s thirst.

Arctic Research Vessel Set Adrift to Study Sea Ice Decline

Scientists investigate why sea ice is retreating faster than expected as cover falls to new low.

New Studies Reveal Climate Extremes From Fire to Ice

Two new studies show how drastically CO2 has affected Earth's climate in the distant past.

Gallery

CO2 Injection CO2 captured from coal-fired electric power plants may be injected for storage into porous layers of rock and sand

View Gallery