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The $90 Trillion Climate-Stabilizing Cookbook

A new report shows how the world could become wealthier by spending more on clean energy infrastructure.

Climate Change Threatens Half of North America’s Birds

Over three hundred species, including the bald eagle and 10 U.S. state birds are at risk from climate change.

The Good and Bad Climate News from Permafrost Melt

Nearly half of the carbon that's eroding from melting Arctic permafrost is ending up in the atmosphere.

Calif. Plans Nation’s Most Detailed Sea Level Database

California is planning the nation's most elaborate database of local and statewide sea level rise adaptation efforts.

New Global ‘Roadmap’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads

Roads can disrupt the natural world, but new research lays out how to help the two coexist.

El Nino Watch: 6 Months and Still Counting

El Niño, which has been anticipated to form since March, has yet to arrive but is still expected.

Warming in Europe Raises Risks of Tropical Diseases

As temperatures rise in Europe, researchers warn of the increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

Pests Pose Increasing Risk to Food Security

In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.

Climate Change Ups Odds of a Southwest Megadrought

A new study shows that climate change is increasing the odds of long-term drought in the Southwest.

What Global Warming Might Mean for Extreme Snowfalls

While warming is expected to reduce average snowfalls, it may have less of an impact on extreme snowfalls.

Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt?

Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.

The Jargonaut: What’s a Rossby Wave?

An explanation of what a Rossby wave is and how it could be messing with U.S. weather patterns.

What Iceland’s Volcanoes Can Teach Us about Climate

Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt and events like that have a lot teach us about climate change.

6 Degrees: Urban Heat, Miami’s Woes & Record Temps

The week that was features the latest on urban heats islands, Miami's sea level woes and more.

Here’s How Arctic Sea Ice Could Shrink Even More

Waves are building in the Arctic Ocean, and they could hasten sea ice's downward spiral.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

What Climate Change in the Rockies Means for its Water

A new report on climate change and water supplies in Colorado could be a warning for other Western states.

Steady Increase in Flights Will Outweigh Carbon Cuts

Researchers say the demand for flights needs to drop to counteract the effects of growing carbon emissions.

Forecasters Lower Hurricane Season Expectations

The Atlantic hurricane season may be more lackluster than thought with conditions unfavorable to storms.

87 Cities, 4 Scenarios and 1 Really Hot Future

Analysis shows how many more “extremely hot” days different U.S. cities could feel in the near future.

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Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends A look at how both precipitation and temperature have changed this season since 1970.