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Global Warming Is Starving West Coast Waters of Oxygen

Global warming is reducing oxygen supplies for marine wildlife along the West Coast and elsewhere.

Indigenous Stories Are Filling Gaps in Climate Data

Indigenous stories are filling in knowledge gaps in climate change data that computer models are missing.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef

New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.

Climate Change Increases Grass Pollen Production

Allergy season is getting longer and worse in a warming world with more carbon dioxide.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

How Can We Reduce Concrete’s Hefty Carbon Footprint?

Bit by bit, innovators are chipping away at this ubiquitous material’s environmental downsides.

The U.S. Has Been Warming Fast Since The First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, average temperatures across the U.S. have been rising.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Warming Means Nicer U.S. Weather, But It Won’t Last

Since the 1970s, global warming has lead to nicer weather for most Americans, but that trend will reverse.

Flirting with the 1.5°C Threshold

Analysis shows emissions reductions will need to be dramatically accelerated to meet the 1.5°C COP21 goal.

March Continues Streak of Exceptional Global Warmth

Not only was March record warm, but the planet is having its hottest year to date by a significant margin.

New Data Set Poised to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation

Scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.

New Milestone: Earth Sees 11 Record Hot Months in a Row

March continued the streak of warmest months on record, which has now itself set a record of 11 such months in a row.

Rooftops in Cloudy Places Could Be Solar Gold Mines

Cloudy cities in the northeast could be gold mines for rooftop solar potential, research shows.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

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Ocean Acidification Process Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels are making the world’s oceans more acidic.

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