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Climate Adaptation Experts Help Prepare for Disaster

As the planet warms, new careers as climate adaption specialists emerge to help businesses prepare for disasters.

Climate Talks Draw Praise, Herald Hard Slog Ahead

Climate negotiations held in Geneva this week were civil, but it's unclear whether they were helpful.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Warmer Seas Linked To East Coast Hurricane Outbreaks

A study of 2,000 years of Atlantic hurricanes revealed links between storms and warming seas.

What If Sandy’s Surge Swamped Washington, D.C.?

If Sandy's 9 feet of storm surge hit Washington, D.C., the Metro would fair better than NYC's subways.

Climate Change Will Hit Australia the Hardest, Study Says

Studies predict temperature rises of up to 5.1°c in Australia by 2090 in their most comprehensive forecast yet.

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

What A Warming World Means for Major Snowstorms

A warming world could mean interesting changes for major snowstorms, like the nor'easter this week.

Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years

Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.

Surprise Lake Sheds Light on Underbelly of Greenland Ice

Meltwater funneling into a lake below Greenland's ice could be speeding the ice's flow to the sea.

Sea Level Rise Accelerating Faster Than Thought

Sea level rise has been accelerating faster than thought, with possible implications for future rise.

Climate Change’s Evolving Role in Extreme Weather

Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

Fate of Earth’s Ice Comes Further Into Focus

The melting of Earth's polar ice came into starker relief in 2014, with real implications for sea level rise.

Clues in Coral Hint at Looming Temperature Spike

Research shows shift in trade winds could trigger an unparalleled period of rising global temperatures.

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.

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It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

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