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Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Record Hot First Half May Herald Warmest Year Yet

June 2015 was the warmest June on record, and there's a good chance 2015 will be the warmest year.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Rebounds, But Not Recovering

Arctic sea ice volume rebounded after the cool summer of 2013, but that doesn't mean it's recovering.

Renewables Outpace Nuclear in Major World Economies

Report shows renewables supply more electricity than nuclear in eight major world economies.

Summer Nights Are Heating Up Across U.S.

Global warming isn't just heating up the days, nighttime lows are also rising across the U.S.

Climate Change Brings New Crops to Canadian Farms

More fruits and vegetables – even citrus fruits – could start making the journey to the United States from Canada.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

Climate Change Is Increasing Stress on Oceans

Climate change and other human pressures are putting increasing stress on the world's oceans.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Warming Waters Fueled Intense Russian Rainstorm

Warming Black Sea waters fueled an intense rainfall event in Krymsk, Russia in 2012.

Warming Doubles Chances of European Heat Wave

Global warming has upped the odds of intense heat waves like the one that struck Europe in June and July.

Climate Change Threatens Australia’s Ecosystems

Changes in climate ‘the most pervasive threat’ to forests, wetlands and deserts.

Local Actions Could Make Up Shortfall in Emissions Cuts

A new report says local action is among measures that could make up a shortfall in emissions cuts.

Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise

New study warns 2°C of global warming will mean a world map reshaped by massive sea level rise.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

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Poison Ivy in a Warming World Scientists say increased CO2 emissions are making poison ivy worse.

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