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Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons

The Southwest's monsoons are becoming more intense, even as less rain falls on average.

Cities Are Already Suffering From Summer Heat. Climate Change Will Make It Worse

Cities are already suffering from the impacts of extreme heat. It'll only get worse as the climate changes.

Extreme Heat Will Hit India’s Most Vulnerable the Hardest

Heat and humidity will reach deadly extremes in South Asia if greenhouse gas emissions aren't curtailed.

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds

Move over, temperature spiral. A new animation shows what global warming looks like in more than 100 countries.

Tesla Joins Effort to Pair Batteries With Offshore Wind

Two companies are planning to build the world's largest project combining offshore wind with electricity storage.

Miami Just Had Its Hottest Month on Record

Miami just had its hottest month on record, fueled by a near-record streak of 90-degree days and sultry nights.

Wildfire Season Is Scorching the West

The Western wildfire season is off to a busy start, as rising temperatures fuel more and larger wildfires.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

Area Burned by Wildfires is Increasing

Climate change is one reason the area burned by western wildfires is increasing.

Number of Large Fires Rising in the West

The number of large wildfires in the West is rising and climate change is playing a role.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

Snowy conditions have stymied summer melt on Greenland this year, but the vast ice sheet is still losing ice.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s

With weeks left in the melt season, Arctic sea ice area is already below the annual low of the 1980s.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Nights Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Trends in nighttime temperatures are a symptom of a world warming from from climate change.

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.

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Highest Levels in 800,000 Years This is the first time in at least 800,000 years, and possibly as long as 2 million, that levels have been this high.

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