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Searing Kuwait Temp Could Rank Among World’s Hottest

The temperature of 129.2°F recorded in Kuwait is an example of those that are likely to become more common.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

More Mosquito Days Increasing Zika Risk in U.S.

The risk of mosquito-borne diseases, like Zika, is becoming more prevalent as our mosquito season gets longer.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

The Shum Show: Pressure Cooking

June 2016 brings us to 14 months in a row of record-breaking heat for the globe, but that’s not all that’s popping this week in the weathe…

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

Antarctic Peninsula Has Cooled, but Warming Will Win

After decades of rampant warming, the Antarctic Peninsula has cooled slightly in the past few decades.

Local Efforts to Save Coral Reefs May Be Futile

Scientists are split over whether local safeguards can save some of the world’s most spectacular coral reefs.

First Half of 2016 Blows Away Temp Records

2016 is looking more and more likely to be the hottest year on record, after a record warm June extended this year's streak.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

June 2016 was the 14th consecutive month of record heat for the globe.

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.

Oceans Eating Away at Yet Another Part of Antarctica

Warm ocean waters, not rising air temperatures, are causing the retreat of glaciers on Antarctica's western edge.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

Removing carbon from the atmosphere may be necessary to keep global warming from exceeding 2°C.

Warming Is Shifting Around Earth’s Clouds

Global warming has shifted a key band of clouds poleward, exacerbating Earth’s rising temperature.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

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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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