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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.

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.

What’s Behind Super Typhoon’s Rapid Intensification?

Rammasun looked ragged after its trip over the Philippines, but became a Super Typhoon before hitting China.

Planet is Running a Temp: State of the Climate ‘Check-Up’

A new report -- the latest checkup on the health of the global climate system -- says the planet is running a temperature.

Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion

A new report shows just how costly climate- and weather-related disasters are across the globe.

Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

The military is already looking at its climate change vulnerabilities but more needs to be done.

Engineers Warn UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

Arthur Becomes 1st Hurricane of 2014, Threatens N.C.

Arthur is now the first hurricane of the 2014 season. It is expected to hit North Carolina as a Category 2.

New Storm Surge Maps Debut With TS Arthur

As Tropical Storm Arthur heads for North Carolina, the NHC has rolled out its new storm surge flooding maps.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

5 Graphics That Show U.S. Climate Change Costs

Graphics from a new report show just how much climate change will cost U.S. and what regions will lose the most.

New Report Puts Price Tag on Climate Change in U.S.

A new report by the Risky Business Project quantifies the impacts of climate change on the U.S. economy.

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Winter Precipitation Trends While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.