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Thanksgiving Weather and Temperature Trends

Thanksgiving weather is variable from year to year, but Novembers are trending warmer across the U.S.

What Passing a Key CO2 Mark Means to Climate Scientists

We're likely living in a post-400 ppm world. Here's what it means to scientists that study the climate.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

Once Stable Greenland Glacier Facing Rapid Melt

Glaciers in northeast Greenland that were once stable have undergone rapid melt and retreat in recent years.

Bitterly Cold Winters Less Likely for East Coast

Warming has made the cold of 2013-2014 less likely, but that winter's storms couldn't be linked to climate change.

Attribution Studies Home in on Climate Change Signal

The role of climate change in extreme weather events is examined in an annual compilation of attribution studies.

New York Prepares for Up to 6 Feet of Sea Level Rise

New York State is anticipating up to 6 feet of sea level rise on its coastlines by 2100.

Pollution Could Buy An Extra Decade of Arctic Sea Ice

Rising temperatures are shrinking Arctic sea ice, but in an odd twist, air pollution could slow the decline.

A New Blue Marble Every Day, Courtesy of NASA

NASA is releasing a fresh batch of blue marble images every day, courtesy of DSCOVR.

El Niño Keeps Antarctic Sea Ice From Another Record Max

A strong El Niño has kept Antarctic sea ice from reaching another record winter maximum this year.

The Wildlife Photo of Year Tells Climate Change Tale

The Wildlife Photograph of the Year shows what climate change looks like for the natural world.

Study Sees Shortfall in Methane Emissions Estimate

A new study suggests that shale gas development may emit more methane than previously thought.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

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.


Carbon Dioxide on the Rise Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to climb and have averaged 400 parts per million for the month of February

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