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2016 Hurricane Season Preview

June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

The world's most special cultural and natural sites are already being ravaged by climate change.

The Shum Show: Blazing Trails

Happy Birthday from the Shum Show to the National Park Service!

Africa’s Most Vulnerable Face an Even Hotter Future

Heat waves will happen more often in Africa, home to some of the most vulnerable populations on the planet.

New Tar Sands Impact on Climate, Air Quality Found

A new study finds that the Canadian tar sands are a major source of secondary organic aerosols.

Cities ‘Woefully Unprepared’ for Rising Disaster Risk

Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather, the World Bank says.

Power Plant Emissions Fall to Lowest Level in Decades

Falling carbon emissions from the electric power sector could help states meet their climate goals.

One in Five of World’s Plant Species at Risk of Extinction

Global report highlights threat to food security but also reveals the yearly discovery of 2,000 new species.

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

Forests that regrow after being cut play an unexpectedly valuable role in sequestering carbon emissions.

EPA Moves to Regulate Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The EPA announced new methane emissions regulations for oil and gas operations on Thursday.

Global 2040 Forecast Sees Only Slight Fall in Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels will still be the dominate energy source on the planet in 2040, a U.S. government forecast shows.

Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

More natural gas is coming from fracking than ever before, and much of it is being used for electricity.

Chilling Video Shows Wildfire Damage in Fort McMurray

Wildfire has ravaged the town of Fort McMurray and likely caused more than $1 billion in losses.

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.

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Small Modular Reactors: How Do They Measure Up? How to small modular reactors measure up to conventional nuclear plants?

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