Topics Section
Content from the entire website, organized by subject

All Topics: Climate Statistics,Basics,Causes,Greenhouse Gases,Impacts,Responses,Trends,Projections,Climate,Extremes,Drought,Flooding,Heat,Hurricanes,Wildfires,Carbon Storage,Water,Snow & Ice,Oceans & Coasts,Sea Level,Food & Agriculture,Flora & Fauna,Health,Business,Policy,Energy,Efficiency,Biofuels,Fossil Fuels,Nuclear,Renewable Energy,Weather,Extreme Weather,Solutions,Landscapes,Society,Geoengineering,States of Change

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Past 12 Months Tied for Warmest on Record

The past 12 months, ending in April, were the warmest such stretch on record, going back 136 years.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Heat is Piling Up in the Depths of the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is home to most of the heat that oceans have trapped over the past decade.

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

With Climate Change, Ticks Marching Farther and Earlier

In a warming world, the black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick) is peaking in mid-May instead of June.

May CO2 Peak Shows Trend Is Up, Up, Up

CO2 is about to reach its annual May peak, showing the seemingly inexorable rise in the greenhouse gas levels.

Is Warming Changing Boundaries of Hurricane Season?

Scientists are starting to look at how warming might change the length of the hurricane season.

Sea Level Rise Is On the Up and Up

Sea level rise is accelerating, putting millions along the coast at risk of flooding.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

A Global Milestone: CO2 Passes 400 PPM

Global carbon dioxide levels have now officially reached the 400 ppm level, a first for the planet.

Watch 135 Years of Global Warming in 30 Seconds

Thanks to NASA, you only need 30 seconds to see how the world has warmed over the past 135 years.

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

U.S. Emissions, Economic Growth Headed Toward Divorce

U.S. energy consumption, greenhouse gases and the economy are no longer growing together.

Look What’s Cooking in the World of Renewable Energy

The solar & wind innovations that got us where we are today & those waiting in the wings point to a hopeful future.

Carbon Pricing Helping Farmers Ease Methane Pollution

The government want more farmers turning waste methane into biogas. Here's how California is helping.

Where’s the Heat? Check the Oceans

Greenhouse gases are trapping a lot of heat in the climate system and most of it is ending up in the ocean.

Four Hopeful Clean Energy Trends for Earth Day

Here are four reasons to be hopeful on Earth Day when it comes to climate change.

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your st…

Since First Earth Day, U.S. Temps Have Been On the Rise

A state-by-state analysis of U.S. temperature trends since the first Earth Day in 1970.

Gallery

Envisioning Ice Loss Greenland lost an average of 577 billion tons of ice per year from 2004-2007. But just how much is that?

View Gallery