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The Shum Show: Global Warming, Groundhog Style

While groundhogs certainly aren’t meteorologists, Punxsutawney Phil may have stumbled on a climate change trend.

The Southwest May Have Entered a ‘Drier Climate State’

The weather patterns that normally bring rain to the Southwest have been disappearing.

UK Forecasters: More Warming in Store Over Next 5 Years

The latest five-year climate forecast from the U.K. Met Office expects global temperatures to continue to rise.

Super Bowl Warming Trends

On average, football season has been warming nationwide since the first Super Bowl.

Groundhog Day Warming Trends

Regardless if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, spring is coming earlier across the U.S.

The Shum Show: Snow Time Like the Present

A blizzard, aptly dubbed #blizzard2016, sure took the East Coast by storm last week.

Europe Probes Wood Energy Market, Climate Impacts

American manufacturers complained that U.K. subsidies for wood pellets are pushing up their costs.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Warming Waters Linked to Northeast Seagrass Die-offs

Analysis of extensive monitoring by citizen scientists has linked declining water quality with warming.

Climate Matters: The Coldest Days of Winter

Different parts of the U.S. have their coldest days of winter at different times of the season.

Winters Are Getting Warmer

Winters are warming across the country overall, most rapidly in the Upper Midwest.

The Coldest Days of Winter in One Map

The U.S. just passed the midpoint of meteorological winter.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Ocean Warming is Making Floods Worse, Study Finds

Rapid rates of warming in the oceans have been causing water to expand, worsening sea level rise.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

Climate Matters: Hottest Global Year on Record

2015 was the hottest year on record by a wide margin, beating the previous record (2014) by 0.29°F.

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

2015’s Blistering Record Finish

2015 was the hottest year on record by a wide margin.

2015 Shatters Hottest Year Mark; 2016 Hot on its Heels?

2015 blew away the competition for record heat, besting 2014 by widest margin on record.

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Can Rain Cause More Fire? This graphic shows how volatile precipitation patterns can lead to more fires in some states. Produced by DuKode Studio.

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