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100 Days of Climate: Week 5

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Toxic Mercury Levels on the Rise in Great Lakes Wildlife

Scientists are seeing an uptick of mercury levels in Great Lakes fish and birds as waters warm.

Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching

Seventy percent of the Sekisei lagoon in Okinawa had been killed by a phenomenon known as bleaching.

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.

The Shum Show: Holiday Head-Scratcher

Here's a holiday puzzle for you straight from Punta Arenas, Chile.

The Shum Show: A Year to Date

Greta Shum takes us on a journey through 2016 in review.

New Oil Discoveries Largely Unaffected by Paris Pact

Climate change is unlikely to affect development of large crude oil discoveries — at least for now.

The World’s Poorest Most at Risk From Drought, Conflict

New research shows that drought is likely to stoke conflicts in the world's poorest countries.

The Shum Show: Speaking of Hurricanes

With Hurricane Matthew making waves in the news, you might be wondering about the connection between hurricanes and climate change.

191 Countries Strike Deal to Cut Aircraft Emissions

An agreement struck Thursday could allow airlines to grow without also growing their impact on the climate.

Images Show Hurricane Matthew’s Storm Surge Potential

Storm surge could be one of Hurricane Matthew's biggest hazards along the Southeast coast.

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.

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

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

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.…

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

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.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum is Coming Later

Climate change has delayed the date of the annual Arctic sea ice minimum.

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Philadelphia: July Days Over 90 Degrees By mid-century in Philadelphia, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions

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