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Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years

Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.

Surprise Lake Sheds Light on Underbelly of Greenland Ice

Meltwater funneling into a lake below Greenland's ice could be speeding the ice's flow to the sea.

Sea Level Rise Accelerating Faster Than Thought

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

Climate Change’s Evolving Role in Extreme Weather

Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

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

Fate of Earth’s Ice Comes Further Into Focus

The melting of Earth's polar ice came into starker relief in 2014, with real implications for sea level rise.

Clues in Coral Hint at Looming Temperature Spike

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

6 Degrees: Drought Relief, Europe Heats Up, CO2 & More

California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.

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.

6 Degrees: Lima, Deadly Heat, Flood Maps & More

Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.

Warm Water Invasion Is Fueling Striking Antarctic Ice Melt

Antarctica's glaciers are being melted by warm water seeping in from below, posing a threat to sea levels.

Giving Climate Pact Legal Teeth Could Make It Toothless

American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.

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.

‘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.

Jersey Retreating From Rivers, But Not Coast, After Sandy

A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.

UN Climate Report Rings Alarm, Offers Guidance

IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.

Sandy Motivates NY to Explore Microgrids

Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research

Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.

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US Temperature Projections If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the U.S. are projected to increase

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