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Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

Rising temperatures are causing less of each winter’s snowpack to flow down a major river as water.

Happy(?) Birthday Temperature Spiral

The temperature spiral that went viral is one year old and shows that global warming isn't slowing down.

Glacier National Park Is Losing Its Glaciers

Over the past 50 years, some of Glacier National Park's namesake glaciers have shrunk by as much as 85 percent.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

Through April, this year is the hottest on record for several Southern and Ohio Valley states.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

The U.S. Is on a Historic Streak of Record Highs

For a record-setting 29 months in a row, there have been more record highs than lows.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states s…

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Climate Change Altering the Arctic Faster Than Expected

Climate change is rapidly pushing the Arctic into a new and less stable state.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

China, India Become Climate Leaders as West Falters

As rich countries have foundered, India and China have emerged as global leaders in tackling warming.

We Just Breached the 410 Parts Per Million Threshold

The world's marquee carbon dioxide observatory just recorded a major climate milestone.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

This Graphic Puts Global Warming in Full Perspective

Climate change has the planet on a hot streak it's unlikely to break anytime soon.

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US Temperature Projections If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the U.S. are projected to increase

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