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Climate Change Intensified South Carolina Floods

A ‘once-in-a-thousand-year’ East Coast storm was a consequence of moisture from Hurricane Joaquin.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

State Capitals: Hot Septembers

17 state capitals had one of their 5 hottest Septembers on record.

Year-to-Date Temperature Trends

Summer seems to have lasted a little longer in much of the country this year.

Tar Sands Mining Makes Leap from Canada to Utah

A Canadian company has opened the first commercial tar sands mining operation in the United States.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Study: New York City at Higher Risk for Coastal Floods

Researchers say New York City is at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Number of U.S. Coal Mines Falls to Lowest on Record

New coal mine starts hit their lowest number in at least a decade in 2013.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

U.N.: Paris Climate Summit Pledges Won’t Avoid Warming

The U.N.’s climate chief and UK government sources have warned that global emissions cuts will fall short.

Arctic Mosquitoes Will Increase With Climate Change

An increase of more than 50 percent in flies’ survival rate will cause problems for caribou and indigenous people.

The Planet Is Going To Have Its Hottest Year on Record

There's a 97 percent chance the planet is going to have its hottest year on record.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.

Government to Spend Millions on Solar Power Research

The Obama administration announced more than $100 million in solar power research grants this week.


How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought? A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

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