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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.

Climate Change Puts World’s Energy Systems at Risk

Generators from nuclear reactors & coal-fired power plants will feel the brunt of weather changes, report says.

6 Degrees: Gnarly Maps, Warping Ice and Derelict Wells

From leaking derelict oil wells to intense folds in Greenland's ice, here are 6 stories worth a click.

San Franciscans in the Dark About Flood Hazards

A citywide effort is tackling a problem that few residents think about: rising seas and coastal erosion.

Saving Marsh Protects Neighborhood from Sea Level Rise

Longtime African-American residents saved a wetland that is now protecting them from rising seas.

Sea Level Rise Threatens Oakland’s Sewer System

The low-lying flatland neighborhoods of Oakland are at risk of floods and toxic runoff & sewage.

Sea Rise Will Bring Severe Floods to Silicon Valley

Northern California residents, many from low-income and minority communities, will bear the brunt of sea level rise.

Refreezing Water Causes Weird Warps in Greenland’s Ice

Scientists discover ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.

Dust in the Wind Could Speed Greenland’s Ice Melt

Early spring snowmelt in the Northern Hemisphere could speed ice melt in Greenland.

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Spring Comes Early Across the U.S. The Lower 48 as a whole had an average shift of "first leaf" from March 20 to March 17 is approximately 3 days earlier.