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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.

Warm Arctic Fuels Second-Warmest April on Record

Temperatures were high in the Arctic and well above average in the Eastern U.S., China and Africa.

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.


Winter Precipitation: More Rain, Less Snow The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season will change in a warming world.

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