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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.

Climate Accord Struck In Lima; Key Decisions Postponed

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

Kerry: Agreement Essential To Overcome Climate Threat

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

Why Hasn’t A Major Hurricane Hit the U.S. in 9 Years?

Scientists don't know exactly what's behind the recent lull in major hurricane landfalls in the U.S.

NOAA: Climate Change Did Not Cause Calif. Drought

A new NOAA study shows that natural variability could be the cause of the devastating California drought.

Deadly Heat in Europe 10x More Likely Than Decade Ago

Europe is now 10 times more likely to have a catastrophic heat wave than it was just a decade ago, study says.

The End and Beginning of the Arctic

It’s clear that the Arctic we know is coming to an end, and that a new and very different Arctic is taking over.

Heat Turbocharged California’s Epic Drought

The unusual heat in California was a key driver of the unprecedented impacts of its latest drought.

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.

Clues Show How Green Electricity May Be in 2050

How people get their electricity and where it comes from is on the brink of major change in the U.S.

2014 Set for Record Hot; Record Cold Thing of the Past

2014 is even more likely to become the warmest year on record, with record cold years a thing of the past.

World Needs to Mind the Carbon Emissions Gap

The global effort to address carbon emissions is a start but it's not enough to avoid dangerous warming.

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data

Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.

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.

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.

Thunderstruck: Lightning Will Increase With Warming

Lightning strikes could flash through the sky more often as the planet warms, at least over the U.S.

Post Climate Pact, IEA Warns Fossil Fuel Trends Dire

Despite gains in renewables, the world is still on dangerous energy-related emissions path, IEA warns.

Listen To a Glacier, Forecast a Flood

Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.

‘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.

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CO2 Storage Areas The United States has many areas where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage

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