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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!

Dredging Brings Severe Flood Risk to Wilmington, N.C.

Deepening shipping channels for modern ships has worsened flood risks in parts of North Carolina.

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.

Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change

The Alaskan village of Shishmaref is losing up to 10 feet of shoreline each year, so it's relocating.

How a Volcano Hid the Acceleration of Sea Level Rise

The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines affected global temperatures and sea levels.

2015 Set Frenzy of Climate Records

Numerous climate records were broken in 2015, including hottest year and lowest Arctic sea ice winter peak.

Antarctic Peninsula Has Cooled, but Warming Will Win

After decades of rampant warming, the Antarctic Peninsula has cooled slightly in the past few decades.


In Nevada, Fires Follow Rain In a desert state like Nevada, heavy rains promote plant growth but can lead to more wildfires.

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