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Zombie Glacier Surprises Scientists

Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.

Pentagon: Climate Change Poses ‘Immediate Risks’

The Pentagon's new climate plan shows how the agency plans to address the impacts of global warming.

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice is Flooding ‘Warning Bell’

Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.

Sea Level Rise Making Floods Routine for Coastal Cities

Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Greenland Sediment Sheds Light on Sea Level Rise

Sediment flowing off Greenland's ice sheet could hold clues about current and future sea level rise.

Obama Creates World’s Largest Ocean Reserve

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to be expanded to six times its current size.

Gravity Shift Reveals West Antarctic Ice Loss

A new European Space Agency animation shows recent ice loss in Antarctic in new detail.

New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise

Explore our new analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise & coastal flooding, complete with an interactive graphic via NYT.

September Arctic Sea Ice

2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

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Ocean Acidification Process Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels are making the world’s oceans more acidic.