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Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Early Heat Wave Bakes India, Sign of What’s to Come

Heat waves have set in early in northern India. They are expected to become more common with warming.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.

Electricity’s Carbon Footprint in U.S. Shrinks, Sets Record

U.S. energy-related carbon pollution fell in 2016, part of a decade-long trend as utilities use less coal.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

The Climate Could Hit a State Unseen in 50 Million Years

The world is on track to reach an ominous carbon dioxide milestone by mid-century.

Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

California finally has a healthy mountain snowpack, but as temperatures continue to rise, that could change in the future.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

Europe Faces Annual Extreme Coastal Floods in Future

Europe's coasts will see higher and more frequent extreme coastal floods in the future due to climate change.

Arctic Sea Ice May Vanish Even With Climate Goal

Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers even if the world reaches goals set by Paris climate agreement.

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

EPA Withdraws Request for Methane Data

The EPA has withdrawn a request for methane emissions data from the oil and gas industry.

Trump Wants to ‘Zero Out’ EPA Programs

The Trump administration wants to “zero out” many climate-related programs and grants.

European Climate Action Faces Crucial Moment

Cap-and-trade, an original weapon in the fight against warming, faces obsolescence in Europe.

Warming Had Clear Hand in Record Australia Heat

The prolonged, intense heat that stifled southeastern Australia was up to 50 times more likely thanks to climate change.

Here’s the Early Context for Trump’s Budget

President Trump is proposing to increase military spending while cutting the EPA and State Department.

Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule

Congress could use a rarely-invoked law to permanently kill an Obama-era methane emissions regulation.

Warming Maple Tapping Season

The season and area in which trees are tapped to produce maple syrup is warming from climate change.

America’s Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says

Greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels.


Winter Storm Frequency Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

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