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Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Annual Minimum, 4th Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, coming in as the fourth lowest on record.

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In California, a Paltry Snowpack Not Seen in Centuries

California's record low snowpack hasn't been seen in at least 500 years, but will become more common.

Firestorm Leaves ‘Mass Destruction’ in California

Drought-fueled wildfires over the weekend destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least one person.

Submerged Cities Seen in Worst-Case Climate Scenario

Coastal cities could be submerged beneath 200 feet of water if all of the world's fossil fuels are burned.

Summer Sea Ice Likely to Drop to 4th Lowest on Record

Arctic sea ice is nearing its annual summer minimum extent, which should be among the four lowest on record.

Woods Placky Talks Climate Change in Alaska

Climate Central's chief meteorologist talks climate change in Alaska with Weather Underground.

Drought-Fueled Wildfires Burn 7 Million Acres in U.S.

More than 7 million acres of land have burned in the U.S. so far in 2015.

New Antarctic Research Ups Sea Level Rise Estimates

New West Antarctica research shows that IPCC sea level rise estimates will have to be revised upward.

Speed of Glacier Retreat ‘Historically Unprecedented’

Researchers have recorded worldwide rapid rises in meltwater and alarming rates of glacial retreat.

All of 2015’s Rain for the U.S. in 14 Seconds

NASA satellites have sent back a detailed view of rain and snow across the U.S. so far this year.

Dire Climate Warning Raises Questions, Not Answers

NASA's former climate chief sounds the sea level rise alarm, but the findings aren't wholly conclusive.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Rebounds, But Not Recovering

Arctic sea ice volume rebounded after the cool summer of 2013, but that doesn't mean it's recovering.

Russia, U.S. Sign Fishing Ban in Arctic as Sea Ice Melts

The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement to bar their fishing fleets from the Arctic.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Two Maps Show Greenland’s Sudden Melt Season Onset

Greenland's melt season started slow but is suddenly speeding up due to warm weather and dark ice.