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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.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

Engineers Warn UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

Arthur Becomes 1st Hurricane of 2014, Threatens N.C.

Arthur is now the first hurricane of the 2014 season. It is expected to hit North Carolina as a Category 2.

New Storm Surge Maps Debut With TS Arthur

As Tropical Storm Arthur heads for North Carolina, the NHC has rolled out its new storm surge flooding maps.

4 GIFs Show If Tropical Storm Arthur Will Ruin Your July 4

Track Tropical Storm Arthur's progress to see if your Fourth of July weekend is in jeopardy.

First Tropical Storm Looms, As Does a Wet July 4th

A storm sitting off Florida's coast is likely to become the first tropical storm of Atlantic hurricane season.

Coastal Warning Issued for Vital Atlantic Habitats

Some of the world’s most productive marine habitats are seriously at risk from CO2 and human-related changes.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

5 Graphics That Show U.S. Climate Change Costs

Graphics from a new report show just how much climate change will cost U.S. and what regions will lose the most.

New Report Puts Price Tag on Climate Change in U.S.

A new report by the Risky Business Project quantifies the impacts of climate change on the U.S. economy.

Uncivil War Brews Over Summer Flounder as Waters Warm

A climate change battle erupts over "fluke," as its habitat drifts north in warming waters.

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Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level This map shows the land zone within five vertical feet of the average high tide line in the New York City area.