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Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

May Continues a Ridiculous Warm Streak for the Planet

New NASA data shows this May was the second-hottest May on record.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

More Hot Days Across the U.S.

See the trend in hot days in these U.S. cities.

Small Change in Average, Big Change in Extremes

A small increase in average temperature leads to a big increase in extreme heat.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

Carbon Dioxide Set an All-Time Monthly High

May 2017 marked a new atmospheric carbon dioxide peak. It's the highest it's likely been in human history.

Warming Could Push Earth’s Rains Northward

Rain belts could be pushed northward as the Northern Hemisphere warms faster than the Southern Hemisphere.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Hottest Days Coming Earlier

The first day with summer-like temperatures is happening earlier for most of these cities.

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