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Climate Accord Struck In Lima; Key Decisions Postponed

The Lima Accord set the framework for an unprecedented global pact to slow climate change.

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.

Kerry: Agreement Essential To Overcome Climate Threat

The State Secretary dropped by the Lima climate talks to implore delegates to reach accord.

Lima Update: Draft Climate Pact Balloons To 52 Pages

It's tough going at the climate talks, where a draft agreement is getting longer instead of shorter.

Climate Financing ‘Not Possible’ For Governments Alone

High-level climate talks began on Tuesday, dominated by doubts about rich countries' financial pledges.

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.

Giving Climate Pact Legal Teeth Could Make It Toothless

American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.

CO2 Takes Just 10 Years to Reach Planet’s Peak Heat

CO2 emissions warm the planet faster than previously thought, and their impacts linger for centuries.

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.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

The U.S. is technologically able to kick its fossil fuels addiction by 2050, report says.

Climate Investments ‘Falling Short’ of 2°C Goal

Climate finance fell for the second year in a row to well below levels needed to meet the world's climate goal.

Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change

A federal task force was formed last year to provide adaptation ideas. On Monday, it delivered 100.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

News of Obama Climate Pledge Caps Epic Week

Following news of his climate pact with China, Obama will announce billions of dollars in climate aid.

What You Need to Know About U.S.-China Climate Pact

Details on the landmark deal that provides a ray of hope for limiting global carbon emissions.

‘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.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

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.

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Spring Snow Cover While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.

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