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Persistent Warming Driving Big Arctic Changes

Long-term trends continue to paint a picture of rapid change throughout the Arctic region.

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Shifts Could Speed Melt

Two new findings show how Greenland could be melting from the bottom up.

The End and Beginning of the Arctic

It’s clear that the Arctic we know is coming to an end, and that a new and very different Arctic is taking over.

How Winters Are Changing Throughout the U.S.

Here's how winter temperature and precipitation have changed in the U.S. since 1970.

Warm Water Invasion Is Fueling Striking Antarctic Ice Melt

Antarctica's glaciers are being melted by warm water seeping in from below, posing a threat to sea levels.

Robotic Floats Will Reveal Southern Ocean’s Mysteries

Robots will help scientists understand climate change in one of the planet's harshest environments.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

Picture This: A Year’s Worth of Snow in One Week

The jaw-dropping photos of the incredible snowfall Buffalo had this week get center stage.

What Warming Means for Lake Effect Snow

Global warming could fuel more lake effect snows like the one that buried Buffalo, at least for awhile.

These Photos of Lake Effect Snow Are Crazy

An epic lake effect snow event in western New York could leave some places buried under 70 inches.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

Picture This: Cold, Cold, Cold (And Some Snow)

The massive outbreak of Arctic air over the country was really the only weather story of the week.

Listen To a Glacier, Forecast a Flood

Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.

UN Climate Report Rings Alarm, Offers Guidance

IPCC analysis of climate change has painted an ugly picture, but it also offers hope and guidance.

6 Degrees: Earth’s Lungs, Ozone Info, Snow Woes & More

New greenhouse gas concerns to Arctic sea ice decline's link to cold winters, all in this week's top news.

Picture This: Amazing Antarctic & Halloween Treats

We're serving up all treats and no tricks in this Halloween edition of our Picture This column!

Snow! Or Not. Why Snow Is Hard to Forecast

Snowfall predictions days in advance are suspect -- here's why snow is so difficult to forecast.

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Cold Winters in Europe, Asia Linked to Sea Ice Decline

Arctic sea ice decline has doubled the chances of an extreme cold winter over Europe and Asia.

Polar Vortex Spiked U.S. CO2 Emissions in 2013

The polar vortex spurred a spike in CO2 emissions in 2013 as people cranked up their heat last winter.

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Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100 A look at how U.S. temperatures are projected to change given two emission scenarios.

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