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Tibet Just Had Another Massive Ice Avalanche

An unprecedented second massive ice avalanche has rocked a remote region of Tibet.

Halloween Weather Extremes

Halloween weather can be highly variable depending on the year.

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.

This is What It’s Like To Be a Young Climate Scientist

Now is one of the most interesting times in history to enter the climate science field.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

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.

The Shum Show: Too Much of a Good Thing

We're full of weather and climate news from the Caribbean to the East Coast this week.

Greenland is Losing More Ice Than Scientists Thought

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

The Shum Show: All About Anomalies

Here's why we always talk about global temperature anomalies as opposed to actual global temperatures.

These Images Show Near-Record Low 2016 Arctic Sea Ice

This year's sea ice extent is likely the second lowest on record, continuing a troubling climate trend.

2016’s Arctic Sea Ice Melt Season in 9 Seconds

Watch 2016’s Arctic sea ice melt away in seconds.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002

The annual Arctic sea ice minimum extent has been below average every year since 2002.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum is Coming Later

Climate change has delayed the date of the annual Arctic sea ice minimum.

Scientists Are Racing to Unravel an Ice Avalanche Mystery

One the largest ice avalanches ever recorded has scientists trying to tease out if climate change played a role.

Despite Major Melt, Arctic Sea Ice Will Miss Record Low

Though Arctic sea ice started the summer at record lows, it is unlikely to set a new record annual minimum.

Climate Change Could Put Tiny Krill at Big Risk

Warming ocean waters and changes in sea ice coverage could cause dramatic declines in Antarctic krill.

This Is What the Ice-Free Northwest Passage Looks Like

Climate change has helped open the Northwest Passage again this year.

Greenland Melt Could Expose Hazardous Cold War Waste

Hazardous waste from an abandoned Cold War-era U.S. military site could be exposed by warming and ice melt.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.


Rise in Global Temps Since 1880 Since the advent of modern recordkeeping in 1880, the global average temperature has risen 1.6°F.

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