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Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.

One Glorious Map Shows the Future of Animal Migrations

Climate change is turning up the heat on animals. This map shows the pathways they'll likely follow to survive.

Climate Change Could Put Tiny Krill at Big Risk

Warming ocean waters and changes in sea ice coverage could cause dramatic declines in Antarctic krill.

California’s New Climate Rules, Explained

A progressive culture and Silicon Valley-style innovation turned California into a climate leader.

The Future of National Parks is Going to be a Lot Hotter

National Parks' physical boundaries might not change, but their climate boundaries will as the world warms.

Most Cities Too Hot to Host Summer Olympics by 2085

Due to rising temperatures, Northern Hemisphere cities could be too hot to host the Olympic Games.

With Warming, Western Fires May Sicken More People

Tens of millions more Western residents are expected to suffer from sickening "smoke waves" as temperatures rise.

Aerosols May Be Masking Trend in Stronger Hurricanes

The increase in hurricane intensity expected as Earth warms may have been masked by the cooling effect of aerosols to date.

How a Volcano Hid the Acceleration of Sea Level Rise

The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines affected global temperatures and sea levels.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

Cities Rush to Measure Climate Footprint After Paris Deal

The number of cities reporting on their efforts to tackle global warming has skyrocketed.

Artificial Leaf Turns CO2 Emissions Into Fuel

Scientists are developing an artificial leaf that can turn carbon dioxide emissions into fuel.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

Climate Pollution Can Complicate Fishes’ Sex Lives

New research from Sicily shows one way that carbon dioxide pollution can affect the mating rituals of fish.

Forecast First: Warmer Temps Favored Across Entire U.S.

For the next three months, above-average temperatures are favored across the entire U.S., including Alaska.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.