Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.
Meltwater funneling into a lake below Greenland's ice could be speeding the ice's flow to the sea.
Sea level rise has been accelerating faster than thought, with possible implications for future rise.
Efforts to find the fingerprints of climate change on extreme weather are gaining steam.
Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.
The melting of Earth's polar ice came into starker relief in 2014, with real implications for sea level rise.
Research shows shift in trade winds could trigger an unparalleled period of rising global temperatures.
California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.
Coastal flooding is likely to become a much more regular occurrence by mid-century as sea levels rise.
Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.
Antarctica's glaciers are being melted by warm water seeping in from below, posing a threat to sea levels.
American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.
CO2 emissions warm the planet faster than previously thought, and their impacts linger for centuries.
Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.
Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.
A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.
IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.
Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.
The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.
Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.