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Rift Speeds Up Across Antarctic Ice Shelf

A rift tearing across the Larsen C ice shelf could usher in a period of retreat and the shelf's eventual demise.

The Shum Show: Too Much of a Good Thing

We're full of weather and climate news from the Caribbean to the East Coast this week.

OK Fine, Here’s the Carbon Dioxide Spiral

The planet has passed the 400 ppm carbon dioxide threshold. This spiral brings home what that means.

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

Reservoirs are responsible for 1.3 percent of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions, a study says.

Appeals Court Mulls Challenge to Clean Power Plan

The legal challenge to the Clean Power Plan was argued in federal appeals court on Tuesday.

The World Passes 400 PPM Threshold. Permanently

Carbon dioxide just hit its annual minimum at Mauna Loa Observatory and failed to dip below 400 ppm.

Clean Power Plan Faces Appeals Court Showdown

Legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan will be argued in a federal appeals court Tuesday.

The Shum Show: Heat Records and Hotspots

It's all about Greenland's ice melt and August's record heat this week on The Shum Show.

Greenland is Losing More Ice Than Scientists Thought

New research reveals that Greenland's ice sheet is disappearing faster than previously thought.

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows

Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage infrastructure.…

This is What Climate Change Sounds Like, in D Minor

Yellow cedars are dying in Alaska and researchers have turned the data showing their demise into music.

Streak of Record-Hot Temps Adds Another Month

August marked 16 record-hot months in a row, virtually guaranteeing 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

The Shum Show: All About Anomalies

Here's why we always talk about global temperature anomalies as opposed to actual global temperatures.

These Images Show Near-Record Low 2016 Arctic Sea Ice

This year's sea ice extent is likely the second lowest on record, continuing a troubling climate trend.

2016’s Arctic Sea Ice Melt Season in 9 Seconds

Watch 2016’s Arctic sea ice melt away in seconds.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002

The annual Arctic sea ice minimum extent has been below average every year since 2002.

Climate Change, Explained in One Simple Comic

Nerdy web comic xkcd has an amazing look at what "the climate has changed before" actually means.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

August Ties July as Hottest Month Ever on Record

August continued the remarkable streak of record hot months in 2016, and tied July as the hottest month on record.

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Pollen Searches are on the Rise Online searches for the word "pollen" have gone through the roof this spring.

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