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Report: Prevent Climate Effects by Fixing World Economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.

Arctic Sea Ice to Reach Sixth Lowest Extent on Record

Arctic sea ice is set to reach the sixth lowest extent on record at the end of the summer melt season.

The $90 Trillion Climate-Stabilizing Cookbook

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

Coal Power Shows Zero Growth in 2014, Report Shows

As electric power generating capacity continues to grow, the growth is fueled mostly by natural gas and solar power.

Warming Air Was Trigger for Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapse

The spectacular 2002 collapse of Antarctica's Larsen B ice shelf was caused by surface melting.

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 York to Become a Hub of Climate Hubbub

If you're interested in climate change, New York will be the place to be later this month.

Can Birds Be Protected From Huge Solar Plants?

Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.

A Tale of Two Cities: Miami, New York and Life on the Edge

Like New York, Miami faces the challenge of rising seas, but with a number of critical differences.

Coal Terminal Decision Highlights Exports’ GHGs

Oregon coal terminal permit denial points to uncertainty about how coal exports greenhouse gas emissions.

Epic Drought in West is Literally Moving Mountains

Drought in the West is causing the land to rise as water loss lifts a massive weight from the earth, a study shows.

How Climate Friendly is Bike Sharing? It’s Complicated

There's a lot scientists don't know about how bike sharing programs encourage less driving.

6 Degrees: Farming, Glaciers and Epic Flooding

This week has everything from saving tons of CO2 to the climate context of New England's epic floods.

Expanding Existing Farmland Would Benefit Climate

Study shows expanding farmland may be better for the climate than cutting down forests for new farmland.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

6 Degrees: Arctic Sea Ice Is Melting, but East Coast Isn’t

Review of top climate news, from the state of Arctic summer sea ice melt to the cost of delayed action on climate.

Blistering Future Summers for 1,001 U.S. Cities

Models show summers are going to keep warming as emissions continue. See what this will warming feel like.

Derailments May Increase as ‘Sun Kinks’ Buckle Tracks

Heat waves made worse by climate change could warp railroad tracks with sun kinks, causing derailments.

Using CO2 Emissions to Pump Oil May Help the Climate

Capturing CO2 from coal power plants and using it to produce crude oil could help the climate, experts say.

Waiting to Slash CO2 Emissions? It Could Cost You

The cost of delayed action on climate change could spike if no action is taken, the White House says.

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Plants and Climate Change A visual look at six plant species that are already being affected by climate change.