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Ocean Warming is Making Floods Worse, Study Finds

Rapid rates of warming in the oceans have been causing water to expand, worsening sea level rise.

Study: Deep Ocean Waters Trapping Vast Store of Heat

New measurements reveal that climate change is heating up even the depths of the oceans.

Here’s How Software Could Save Salt Marshes

Computer models that help oceanside cities plan for their future also hold hope for a threatened coastal ecosystem.

Placky Talks Glacial Melt and Climate on GMA

Our chief meteorologist talks glacial melt on Good Morning America.

The 7 Most Interesting Climate Findings of the Year

From disappearing ice sheets to rising temperature to megadroughts, these are the top climate science studies.

The 8 Biggest Climate Storylines of the Year

From record heat to the Pope's climate push to Paris, these are the climate stories that shaped 2015.

With CO2 Boost, Marshes Can Rise to Meet Flood Risks

The carbon dioxide pollution that's raising sea levels could also help coastal marshes survive.

World Unites, Delivers Hopeful Climate Deal

After decades of failed talks, a new climate pact from Paris gives the world hope it can limit global warming.

Once Ignored, 1.5°C Climate Goal Gains Momentum

Nations vulnerable to rising seas are securing support during climate talks for an ambitious climate goal.

What Passing a Key CO2 Mark Means to Climate Scientists

We're likely living in a post-400 ppm world. Here's what it means to scientists that study the climate.

The Forgotten U.N. Climate Goal: 1.5°C

Island nations and others are desperate to keep global warming to less than 1.5°C, or 2.7°F.

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

Once Stable Greenland Glacier Facing Rapid Melt

Glaciers in northeast Greenland that were once stable have undergone rapid melt and retreat in recent years.

Mapping Choices: Sea Level Rise Around the Globe

Our analysis details the implications of different warming scenarios for every coastal nation and megacity on the planet.

Images Show Impact of Sea Level Rise on Global Icons

Paired images showing how iconic global locations could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. sharp clean energy transition.

50 Years After Warning, No Debate in Paris on the Science

U.N. negotiators will have a lot of disputes to worry about in Paris — climate science is not one of them.

New York Prepares for Up to 6 Feet of Sea Level Rise

New York State is anticipating up to 6 feet of sea level rise on its coastlines by 2100.

Paris Agreement Could Put Leash Around Global Warming

World governments are cooperating as they work to slip a leash around global warming, but more is needed.

Charleston’s Floods Illustrate the World’s Watery Future

Sea level rise is driving Charleston's king tides higher and higher and will make nuisance flooding routine.

Study Finds Power Stations at Risk From Storm Surge

Storm surge-related power outages are likely to become more commonplace along the East Coast.