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Alaska’s Glaciers Seen as Major Source of Sea Level Rise

Researchers say Alaska's inland glaciers account for 95 percent of glacial mass loss due to climate-driven melting.

Dutch Court Issues Landmark Ruling to Curb Emissions

A district court ordered the Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions faster than currently planned.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

El Niño Can Raise Sea Levels Along U.S. Coast

El Niño can raise sea levels along the U.S. West Coast, on top of warming-caused sea level rise.

10 Years After Katrina, Slow Hurricane Season Expected

El Niño will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina.

Bad News Keeps Flowing From Antarctica

The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking, leaving glaciers on the move.

The ABCs of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melting

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, the size of Scotland, is thinning from above and below.

Sea Level Rise Is On the Up and Up

Sea level rise is accelerating, putting millions along the coast at risk of flooding.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

U.S. Hurricane Drought ‘A Matter of Luck’

In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.

Global Warming Could Threaten 1-in-6 Species

One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.

Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice

A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.

When Climate Science Clashes With Real-World Policy

Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

How Flood Insurance Could Drive Americans From Coasts

Should flood insurance subsidies be reformed to help communities abandon coastal settlements?

Ocean Changes Linked to 2010 Hurricanes, Bitter Winters

Atlantic circulation changes are being linked to harsh winters, changes in sea levels and hurricanes.

Antarctica’s Icy ‘Doorstops’ Thin; Rising Seas At Risk

Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.

Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.