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Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Climate Calculator Lets You Create a New World

A new global calculator let's the average Joe be world leader for a day to determine our future climate.

Obama And Modi Are Buddies, But Will The Climate Care?

U.S.-India relations are warmer now than they've been in a long time. Can that help slow global warming?

Warming Ups Odds of Extreme La Niñas, Wild Weather

Climate change could nearly double the odds of extreme La Niñas, wreaking havoc with the world's weather.

Climate Change Moves the Doomsday Clock

The Doomsday Clock is just three minutes from midnight due in part to climate change.

Woods Placky Discusses El Nino and the Big Picture

CCTV America interviews Climate Central Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky about the El Nino weather phenomenon.

Study Downgrades Climate Impact of Wood Burning

Traditional wood burning is more sustainable and less environmentally damaging than previously thought.

Sea Level Rise Accelerating Faster Than Thought

Sea level rise has been accelerating faster than thought, with possible implications for future rise.

Moisture Shortfall, Heat Threaten Southwestern Forests

To see what mountain forest fires of the Southwest will look like in the future, look back at 2011.

Developing Cities Hold Big Key To Climate Action

Cities could triple their energy use in just a few decades. A new report shows how to maximize that trend.

Limiting Tar Sands, Coal, Arctic Oil Is Key to 2°C Goal

To efficiently use remaining fossil fuels, some countries would need to sacrifice more than others.

Hot, Unfriendly Skies Could Alter Flights

Climate change is likely to lead to flight weight restrictions at major airports around the U.S.

Mike Lemonick Talks 2015 Climate on ‘Wake Up With Al’

Senior science writer Michael Lemonick discussed climate change on "Wake Up With Al".

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

Washington State Offers Ambitious Cap-and-Trade Plan

Washington's governor has proposed a sophisticated and broad carbon cap-and-trade program.

Warming Will Reduce Wheat Production, Research Shows

One of the most important crops is set to fall by 6 percent for each 1°C rise in temperature, say scientists.

Cheap Gas May Not Mean More Driving This Winter

Cheap gasoline may not mean people will drive more this winter, a new EIA report says.

Clues in Coral Hint at Looming Temperature Spike

Research shows shift in trade winds could trigger an unparalleled period of rising global temperatures.

Tipping Point Nears for ‘Emerging Flooding Crisis’

Coastal flooding is likely to become a much more regular occurrence by mid-century as sea levels rise.

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New York: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in New York, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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