Topics Section
Content from the entire website, organized by subject

All Topics: Climate Statistics,Basics,Causes,Greenhouse Gases,Impacts,Responses,Trends,Projections,Climate,Extremes,Drought,Flooding,Heat,Hurricanes,Wildfires,Carbon Storage,Water,Snow & Ice,Oceans & Coasts,Sea Level,Food & Agriculture,Flora & Fauna,Health,Business,Policy,Energy,Efficiency,Biofuels,Fossil Fuels,Nuclear,Renewable Energy,Weather,Extreme Weather,Solutions,Landscapes,Society,Geoengineering,States of Change

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.

Antarctic Peninsula Has Cooled, but Warming Will Win

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

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica

Warm ocean waters, not rising air temperatures, are causing the retreat of glaciers on Antarctica's western edge.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Arctic Sea Ice Crashes to Record Low for June

Since mid-June, ice cover disappeared about 70 percent faster than the typical rate of ice loss, experts say.

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

The Shum Show: Wacky Weather

There's wacky weather and climate news all around this week on the Shum Show.

Scientists Urge Obama to Halt Oil Leasing in the Arctic

Nearly 400 scientists are asking President Obama to halt oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean.

The Weird Weather That Entrenched California’s Drought

Global warming and the whims of the weather mean California remains in drought despite the El Niño.

Gallery

2013 Tornado Drought The number of tornadoes per county, January-April 2013, compared to the average.

View Gallery