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Arctic Sea Ice by the Decade

NASA satellites have watched Arctic sea ice for three decades now, and the record shows more and more melting over time.

Arctic Ice Flows Appear To Be Moving Faster than COP15 Negotiators

Nicole Heller and Andrew Freedman write about science meeting politics at the Copenhagen conference.

Copenhagen Diagnosis

The Copenhagen Diagnosis is a major climate change report released on November 24, 2009. Key findings in the report include that climate-relat…

Drilling Back to the Future: Climate Clues from Ancient Ice on Greenland

Just before the last Ice Age, temperatures were 5 to 9° F warmer than today, and global sea level was 13 to 20 feet higher. In July 2009, Cli…

Greenland: Life on the Greenland Ice Sheet

Accompanied by a production team from StormCenter Communications, Dr. Heidi Cullen spent some time with an international team of scientists th…

Greenland: The Pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing

Dr. Heidi Cullen, with a production team from StormCenter Communications, met with the pilots of the 109th Airlift Wing to talk about what it'…

Greenland: Ice Cores and Climate

An international team of climate scientists, working on the NEEM research project, has just completed their first season toward drilling a 1.6…

Warmer temperatures are promoting wildfires in the American West

Snow is melting weeks earlier in the American West

Much more wildfire burns in the West during years with early snowmelt

Scientists project earlier spring snowmelt in Washington State

The American West is seeing less snow and more rain

Washington: Warming and Wildfires

Wildfires are on the rise in the State of Washington, as they are in much of the American West and climate change looks at least partly respon…

Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

In recent decades in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

Early vs. Late Snowmelt

Satellite-derived images comparing the first full week of April in years with early (2002) vs. late (2008) snowmelt.

A Fly Fishing Guide Sees Trouble for Trout

Craig Matthews, long-time fly-fishing guide, gives an eyewitness account of the changes he's seen in over thirty-plus years on the rivers arou…

Georgia: Coal and Carbon

Coal generates carbon dioxide when combusted, which is causing the world to warm. In Georgia, a state that gets over 60 percent of its electri…

Montana: Trout and Drought

Montana's recreational fishing and agricultural industries depend on cool waters flowing from melting snow high in the mountains throughout th…

Recent warming in Montana seems to have human fingerprints

Montana has seen less snow over the past fifty years

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Wind Power Cuts CO2 An increase in wind power is slowing the increase of CO2 into the atmosphere.

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