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Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Report Shows Inland Flooding to Increase in the U.S.

Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.

Inland Flooding Threat to Increase by 2050

A large majority of states will face an increased threat of inland flooding by mid-century.

Here’s the Climate Context For the Fort McMurray Wildfire

Climate change is making wildfires like the one raging in Fort McMurray, Alberta more common.

Indigenous Stories Are Filling Gaps in Climate Data

Indigenous stories are filling in knowledge gaps in climate change data that computer models are missing.

Warming to Bring ‘Epidemic’ of Heat-Related Injuries

U.N. report warns heat stress suffered by workers will devastate health and reduce productivity.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change Increases Grass Pollen Production

Allergy season is getting longer and worse in a warming world with more carbon dioxide.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

South Asia Monsoon Outlook

From June through September, the Southwest Monsoon dominates life in much of South Asia.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Rooftops in Cloudy Places Could Be Solar Gold Mines

Cloudy cities in the northeast could be gold mines for rooftop solar potential, research shows.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

The Shum Show: Charging Up the Future

While it certainly presents challenges, climate change also opens doors to new opportunities for innovation and development in technology —…

El Niño Has Helped Fill California’s Biggest Reservoir

One of the strongest El Niño's on record has had some major drought-busting benefits in northern California.

Farmland Could Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Change

Carbon could be stored in soil as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

Nation’s Next Offshore Wind Farm Eyed For Virginia Coast

America’s next experiment in offshore wind energy has been given the green light in Virginia.

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The Tale of Two Marches A look at the stark difference between March 2012 and March 2013 across the country.

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