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Interactive Map Unveils the Mystery of Wind Turbines

A new interactive USGS map provides detailed information on nearly 49,000 wind turbines across the U.S.

This is the Globe’s Hottest Five-Year Period on Record

2015 will go down as the hottest year and a punctuation mark on the hottest five-year period on record.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

2° Challenge: Try to Avoid Disastrous Climate Change

Take the quiz to see if you can stop warming short of 2°C, a threshold world leaders agree we don’t want to cross.

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.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, dro…

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

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

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.

New Fees Seen to Weaken Demand For Rooftop Solar

New fees may be chilling demand for residential rooftop solar installations in some regions.

Mapping Choices: Sea Level Rise Around the Globe

Our analysis details the implications of different warming scenarios for every coastal nation and megacity on the planet.

Images Show Impact of Sea Level Rise on Global Icons

Paired images showing how iconic global locations could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. sharp clean energy transition.

China Underreporting Coal Consumption, Data Says

Data suggests China has emitted close to a billion additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year.

Extreme Heat Is Defining Climate Change

The signal attributing extreme heat events to climate change is "very strong," according to new findings.

Obama Likely to Make Keystone Decision By End of Term

The White House says President Obama will decide on the Keystone XL pipeline by the end of his term.

Climate Implications Seen in Call For Keystone XL ‘Pause’

TransCanada's request to 'pause' a Keystone XL permit review may have climate implications.

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.


The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: July Temperatures Probability function of July average temperature anomalies in Moscow, Russia.

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