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Rapidly Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Species

Parts of the Arctic Ocean could reach critical levels of ocean acidification in just 10 years.

Alaska’s Glaciers Seen as Major Source of Sea Level Rise

Researchers say Alaska's inland glaciers account for 95 percent of glacial mass loss due to climate-driven melting.

Pope Francis’ Letter on Climate Change Leaked Early

Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.

Drought Takes $2.7 Billion Toll on California Agriculture

Preliminary estimates on how much the four-year drought will cost California's economy are out.

Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

Ocean Species Set for Reshuffle Unseen in 3 Million Years

If greenhouse gas emissions continue to build, vast changes could come to the world’s oceans.

Vietnam’s Coffee Crops Suffer Rising Temps and Drought

Climate change is blamed for the severe drought hitting the world’s second-biggest coffee exporter.

The Quest to Quench the World’s Thirst for Water

Desalination advances make removing salt from seawater and waste water less energy intensive.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Across U.S., Heaviest Downpours On The Rise

Very heavy downpours are happening more frequently across most of the U.S. shows new analysis.

Monsoon Sets Up ‘Race Against the Clock’ in Nepal

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, the arrival of the South Asian monsoon poses new problems.

Bad News Keeps Flowing From Antarctica

The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking, leaving glaciers on the move.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Arctic Ice Melting Faster and Earlier With Dire Results

The Arctic is returning to a warm period and the trend continues to show higher temperatures.

Oklahoma City’s Wet Wednesday

The city recorded more than 7 inches of rain in 24 hours, the third-highest single day rainfall total for any day since record-keeping began i…

U.S. Hurricane Drought ‘A Matter of Luck’

In the case of major hurricanes — a Category 3 or greater — the U.S. has been in a dry spell for 9 years.

The Surprising Link Between Fjords and Carbon

Deep ocean inlets account for about 11 percent of the carbon locked away in marine sediments each year.

Global Warming Could Threaten 1-in-6 Species

One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow.

Blooming Algae Could Accelerate Arctic Warming

A new study says waning Arctic sea ice could lead to algae blooms that will trap extra heat from the sun.

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Winter Precipitation Trends A graphical look at how winter precipitation is trending across the U.S.

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