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Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites

The Sentinel-1 satellites are crucial to watching not just the Larsen C rift but changes at both poles.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic Meltdown

A Texas-sized chunk of Antarctica went into meltdown last year raising concerns about the future.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking Off

The crack that's been cutting into Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to create a huge iceberg.

Waves Rippled Through Greenland’s Ice. That’s Ominous

A previously unobserved phenomenon has roiled the interior of one of Greenland's glaciers.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

The Race to Understand Black Carbon’s Climate Impact

Fossil fuels we burn affect warming in the Arctic, and solutions begin with understanding how and how much.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.

Warm Arctic Fuels Second-Warmest April on Record

Temperatures were high in the Arctic and well above average in the Eastern U.S., China and Africa.

Slow-Freezing Alaska Soil Driving Surge in CO2 Emissions

Northern tundra’s autumn carbon dioxide emissions increased 70 percent between 1975 and 2015.

Glacier National Park Is Losing Its Glaciers

Over the past 50 years, some of Glacier National Park's namesake glaciers have shrunk by as much as 85 percent.

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.

Arctic Sea Ice Keeps Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

The Arctic's astounding transformation continues with another record low month of sea ice.

The Larsen C Ice Shelf Crack Just Sprouted a New Branch

The most-watched ice shelf in the world continues to break apart due to warm air and water.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

California Got More Snow This Winter Than Past 4 Total

After years of drought, California got blitzed with rain and snow. New data puts the extremes into perspective.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

Climate change is rapidly pushing the Arctic into a new and less stable state.