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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.

Heat Wave Lifts June to Record Hot Temp for U.S.

The major heat wave across the Southwest helped make June the hottest on record for the contiguous U.S.

Summers Getting Muggier As Dewpoint Temp Rises

Summers are not just getting hotter, they’re getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature is rising due to climate change.

Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices

The Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan made carbon prices in the Northeast tumble.

Seven Climate Records Set So Far in 2016

From soaring temperatures to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records.

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.

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