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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.

6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

San Francisco Rising to Threat of Swelling Seas

A new checklist will help San Francisco protect $25 billion worth of infrastructure from rising seas.

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.

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Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some Arctic warming and loss of sea ice may change atmospheric circulation patterns in parts of the northern hemisphere.

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