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Odd Rifts in Antarctic Ice Could Mean ‘Sayonara, Glacier’

Unusual rifts in the middle of the ice shelf of Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier could herald its collapse.

Threatened Nations Aim for 100 Percent Renewables

The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) committed to update their climate action plans submitted as part of the U.N. climate pact.

Supermoon Floods Warn of Crisis Facing Trump, U.S.

Trump is will be president at a perilous time for 130 million Americans living near changing shorelines.

Second-Warmest October Cements Hottest Year

October was the second hottest on record, according to NASA data, locking in 2016 as the hottest year on record.

Rio’s Beaches Take Battering From Storm Surge

Storm surge has led to a collapse in business and growing concern that city’s sea defenses are inadequate.

Warm Ocean Water Takes Toll on Antarctica’s Glaciers

Warm ocean waters have shaved hundreds of feet of ice off the bottom of several Antarctica glaciers.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

New report shows how coastal flooding is on the rise because of human-caused sea level rise.

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

Sea level rise and more intense surge could make Hurricane Sandy-level flooding a generational occurrence.

The Shum Show: Speaking of Hurricanes

With Hurricane Matthew making waves in the news, you might be wondering about the connection between hurricanes and climate change.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.

Images Show Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge Potential

Storm surge could be one of Hurricane Matthew's biggest hazards along the Southeast coast.

Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf

A rift tearing across the Larsen C ice shelf could usher in a period of retreat and the shelf's eventual demise.

Greenland is Losing More Ice Than Scientists Thought

New research reveals that Greenland's ice sheet is disappearing faster than previously thought.

Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate change poses a national security risk, but the Obama administration has a plan to deal with it.

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

Atlantic buoys have warmed 2°-4°F in the last 30 years.

Category 3+ Hurricanes on the Rise in the Atlantic

The average number of major hurricanes has increased in the Atlantic basin since the 1970s.

The Shum Show: Summer, Storms, and Salt

Summer is over, and here comes Hermine!