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Surging Renewables Frame EPA’s Historic Climate Rules

As renewable energy growth projections rise, the EPA is raising its climate expectations.

Study: Warming May Bring Heightened Salmonella Risk

Researchers say extreme weather and temperature events may lead to an uptick in salmonella poisoning.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Fossil Fuels May Bring Major Changes to Carbon Dating

Fossil fuels are altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects.

Rising Sea Levels Could Decimate Sea Turtle Nests

Turtle eggs submerged under sea water are less likely to hatch, a Great Barrier Reef study shows.

GAO Report Sees Climate Risks to Army Corps Projects

The GAO says many Army Corps projects are highly vulnerable to extreme weather.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Dire Climate Warning Raises Questions, Not Answers

NASA's former climate chief sounds the sea level rise alarm, but the findings aren't wholly conclusive.

Summer Nights Are Heating Up Across U.S.

Global warming isn't just heating up the days, nighttime lows are also rising across the U.S.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Climate Change Threatens Australia’s Ecosystems

Changes in climate ‘the most pervasive threat’ to forests, wetlands and deserts.

Here Are 10 Striking Images of Future Sea Levels

Striking before and after images shows what iconic U.S. coastal cities will look like under 25 feet of sea level rise.

Sharks Face a Growing Threat in Warming and Acidic Seas

Like many other species, sharks face the looming threat of climate and its impact on oceans.

How 2°C of Warming Could Reshape the U.S.

What would 2°C of warming mean for the future and heritage of the U.S.? A map we don’t recognize.

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet

Even if the world manages to limit warming to 2°C, sea levels may still rise at least 20 feet above current heights.

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Like Ice Melting in a Glass An interactive analogy showing just how fast Arctic sea ice has been thinning

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