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Warmer Oceans Will Make Typhoons More Intense

Warming ocean waters could increase average typhoon intensity by 14 percent by 2100.

El Niño Can Raise Sea Levels Along U.S. Coast

El Niño can raise sea levels along the U.S. West Coast, on top of warming-caused sea level rise.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Will The West Ever Be Able To Live With Fire?

A drought-amped wildfire season will severely test the West's ability to live with an ancient threat.

Climate Change Could Melt Everest Region’s Glaciers

Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks could lose nearly all their glaciers by 2100 says new study.

Across U.S., Heaviest Downpours On The Rise

Very heavy downpours are happening more frequently across most of the U.S. shows new analysis.

America’s Future Has Wind in its Sails

Two U.S. Dept. of Energy maps show how wind power will grow across the U.S. by 2050.

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.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

A Global Milestone: CO2 Passes 400 PPM

Global carbon dioxide levels have now officially reached the 400 ppm level, a first for the planet.

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

U.S. energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the economy are no longer growing together.

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow.

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.

The State of the Earth in 4 Climate Trends

On Earth Day, take a look at the key trends that underpin global warming.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

China Can Cut Cord on Coal (Mostly) by 2050

China could produce more than 85 percent of its electricity with renewables by 2050.

Defecting from the Power Grid? Unlikely, Analysts Say

Analysts are unsure whether cheap rooftop solar will inspire businesses and homes to "defect" from the power grid.

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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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