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Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska Wildfires

Alaska's raging start to wildfire season is bad for trees, but the soil they grow in is a bigger climate concern.

Soaring Temps in Pacific Northwest Shattered Records

An intense heat wave shattered temperature records in the Pacific Northwest, exacerbating the drought.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

Water Use Declining as Natural Gas Grows

Explore how water use for power generation has been changing, state-by-state, since 2005.

Kenward Talks Alaskan Wildfires With Jim Cantore

Climate Central's Alyson Kenward dropped in on The Weather Channel to discuss Alaska's wildfires.

Extreme Temperatures Linked to Changing Air Patterns

Changes in the motions of the atmosphere helped cause heat waves and cold snaps in certain regions.

Alaska Entering New Era for Wildfires

Alaska, the great northern frontier of America, is being reshaped by climate change.

U.S. Summers Bringing More and More Heat

Interactive map shows the rate at which summers have been warming in every region of the country since 1970.

May Continues Trend of Record Hot 2015

May ranked as the hottest on record, continuing the trend of 2015 being the warmest year-to-date.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

Summer Temperature Trends

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming…

National Parks Visits Could Rise and Fall as Temps Warm

As temperatures warm, national parks could see more tourists, except during the hot summer months.

What Bill’s Downpours Tell Us About Texas’ Future

Heavier downpours like those expected from Tropical Storm Bill are likely to increase in a warmer future.

Heidi Cullen Joins Weather Channel Climate 25 Project

The Weather Channel has named Climate Central's Heidi Cullen one of the top voices on climate.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

Rainy May Sets Record for Soggy U.S.

Torrential rains in the Southern Plains made this the wettest month on record for the contiguous U.S.

Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

In a more acidic ocean, shellfish, plankton and corals struggle to adapt.

Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic

CO2 mixes with seawater to form carbonic acid, making the oceans more acidic.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.