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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.

2015 Arctic Sea Ice: How Low Will It Go?

Scientists say the Arctic Sea ice extent in 2015 is likely to be among the lowest on record.

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.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

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

U.S. Weather in 16 Prize-Winning Images

The Smoky Mountains and a stormy night sky were among the images NOAA singled out as the best.

Climate Change Could Melt Everest Region’s Glaciers

Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks could lose nearly all their glaciers by 2100 says new study.

The ABCs of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melting

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

The Surprising Link Between Fjords and Carbon

Deep ocean inlets account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year.

New NASA Satellite Gets the Dirt on Soil Moisture

NASA's SMAP satellite has sent back the first global look at soil moisture, a key drought indicator.

Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice

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

Major Changes Loom in Arctic as U.S. Leads Council

The U.S. is poised to take over the Arctic Council as major changes loom for the region.

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Northern Rockies Forest Wildfires Number of large wildfires on forested federal lands in the Northern Rockies region, including western Montana

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