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Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise from climate change poses threats to Philadelphia, including most of its airport.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding n…

These U.S. Cities Are Most Vulnerable to Major Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

Sublette Talks Hurricane Harvey on CCTV

Our Sean Sublette on air with CCTV talking all things Hurricane Harvey.

Alaska Towns At Risk from Rising Seas Sound Alarm

Communities in danger of falling into the sea say assistance from the federal government has dried up.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

Snowy conditions have stymied summer melt on Greenland this year, but the vast ice sheet is still losing ice.

How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

Changes in winds blowing in East Antarctica may be driving ice melt thousands of miles away.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

How Big is the Antarctic Iceberg?

An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke away from Antarctica. Just how much ice that?

Antarctica’s Ice-Free Areas to Increase By 2100

If emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to grow by as much as 17,000 square kilometers.

Global Sea Level Rise Accelerates Since 1990

A thaw of Greenland's ice sheet is pouring ever more water into the oceans.

Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.


CO2 Injection CO2 captured from coal-fired electric power plants may be injected for storage into porous layers of rock and sand

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