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With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Greenland’s Melt Season Started Nearly Two Months Early

Warm, wet weather helped set a record for the earliest start to the Greenland ice sheet melt season.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

Carbon Pollution Seen As Key Driver of Sea Level Rise

During the 20th century, humans took over from nature as the leading cause of sea level rise.

Climate Change is Altering How the Poles Drift

New research sheds light on how ice loss driven by climate change is affecting Earth's spin axis.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

The Shum Show: Bubbling Up

Warm waters are taking a toll on both coral reefs & ice sheets.

These Ice Cap Images Show the Arctic’s Rapid Change

The planet's stores of ice large and small are all feeling the impacts of climate change.

Sean Sublette on 2°C on The Weather Channel

Sean Sublette discusses the long- and short-term implications of surpassing 2°C of warming.

Antarctica at Risk of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover

Unless greenhouse gas pollution is dramatically curbed, Antarctica could begin to crumble.

These Tiny Mangroves Hold Vast Stores of Carbon

The mangroves of Baja California don't look like much, but they store more carbon than many forests.

New Hope For U.S. Coastlines Even As Seas Rise

If managed well, most of the Eastern seaboard's shorelines could adapt to rising sea levels.

Healthy Diet May Reduce Gas; Greenhouse Gas, That Is

The less meat people consume and the healthier their diet becomes, the more the climate may benefit.

2015 One for the Climate Record Books

2015 set numerous climate records, from global temperatures to carbon dioxide levels to sea level rise.

Waters Off New York Opened For Offshore Wind Farm

The Obama administration has designated a site for a new wind farm off the coast of Long Island.

As U.S. Coastal Cities Swell, Rising Seas Threaten Millions

The combination of coastal population growth and sea level rise could flood millions of homes by 2100.

Mud Shortage Eroding California’s Climate Defenses

As California scrambles to restore marshes to protect against floods, it's confronting a mud shortage.

Global Group to Assess Human Impact on Nature

Researchers will study global biodiversity, from bacteria to blue whales, over the next three years.

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Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends A look at how both precipitation and temperature have changed this season since 1970.

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