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El Niño Brings Floods, Risks — and Opportunities

El Niño ups the odds of flooding in some spots, but that information could provide opportunities.

Climate Change Takes Center Stage on Instagram

An Instagram takeover puts climate change on display right next to selfies and latte art.

Pentagon: Climate Change Poses ‘Immediate Risks’

The Pentagon's new climate plan shows how the agency plans to address the impacts of global warming.

The $9.7 Trillion Problem: Cyclones and Climate Change

Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Seattle to Fine Residents Who Fail to Compost

Seattle's city council voted to make composting mandatory, with fines for homes that don't comply.

U.S. International Aid Gets Climate Makeover

New U.S. initiative will help communities adapt to climate changes that fossil fuel burning has helped create.

Obama at Summit: ‘We Have to Answer the Climate Call’

World leaders gathered on Tuesday to talk climate change at the United Nations Headquarters.

Twisters Past and Present: Interactive Tornado Tracker

Climate Central’s new interactive tornado tracker plots tornado reports for this season and during past years.

Pacific Northwest Warming May Have Natural Roots

Natural variations might be behind much of the warming in and around the Pacific Northwest.

People’s Climate March Makes Front-Page News

Here's how newspapers portrayed Sunday's Climate March around the globe.

Think You’re a Climate Whiz? Take the Quiz

Test your knowledge with this quick quiz, and find out if your climate expertise can take the heat.

Report: Prevent Climate Effects by Fixing World Economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.

The $90 Trillion Climate-Stabilizing Cookbook

A new report shows how the world could become wealthier by spending more on clean energy infrastructure.

UN Highlights Climate Big Data Ahead of Summit

Two projects showcase how big data can help understand and plan for climate change.

A Tale of Two Cities: Miami, New York and Life on the Edge

Like New York, Miami faces the challenge of rising seas, but with a number of critical differences.

6 Degrees: Farming, Glaciers and Epic Flooding

This week has everything from saving tons of CO2 to the climate context of New England's epic floods.

Indigenous Groups Give Tropical Forests a Carbon Boost

Tropical forests managed by local communities have the potential to sequester huge amounts of carbon.

Toledo’s Algae Bloom in Line with Climate Projections

Climate change could make the Great Lakes' harmful algae blooms more toxic and last longer.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

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Arctic Sea Ice: Heat Shield Arctic sea ice acts like a heat shield, reflecting most of the sun’s energy.