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Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Due to Climate Change

The Alaskan village of Shishmaref is losing up to 10 feet of shoreline each year, so it's relocating.

How a Volcano Hid the Acceleration of Sea Level Rise

The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines affected global temperatures and sea levels.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

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.

Can One Polluted Island Help A Drowning Country?

Former Kiribati president says it will only be a few decades before the Kiribati people must leave their islands forever.

Trying to Save an Endangered Islands’ Cultural Heritage

Federal grants to move communities can provide families with physical land, but can they preserve a way of life?

Threat to Salmon Imperils Alaska’s Culture

Salmon in the Kenai River are threatened by climate change, which may threaten the culture that relies on them.

California Drought, Marine Heat More Likely With Warming

Conditions behind California's drought and warm coastal waters were mostly natural, but not entirely.

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

Scientists Urge Obama to Halt Oil Leasing in the Arctic

Nearly 400 scientists are asking President Obama to halt oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean.

The Weird Weather That Entrenched California’s Drought

Global warming and the whims of the weather mean California remains in drought despite the El Niño.

Melting Arctic Could Supercharge Climate Feedback Loop

Carbon dioxide could play a significant role in the climate impacts of thawing permafrost.

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere lead to a more acidic ocean.

Arctic Sea Ice Breaks May Record . . . By A Lot

Arctic sea ice shrank to its fourth-lowest level in 50 years last month, setting a new record low for May.

Warming Could Boost Carbon Storage in Alaska Forests

Climate change could boost the carbon sequestration potential of Alaska's temperate forests.

Easing Drought Boosts California Hydropower, For Now

The easing of California's drought has boosted the state's ability to produce hydropower.

NOAA: Near-Normal Hurricane Season Expected

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be near-normal as a tropical storm threatens to form.

Global Warming Will Hit Poorer Countries Hardest

Tropical regions are likely to suffer the biggest increase in hot days and extreme weather, scientists say.

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Report Shows Inland Flooding to Increase in the U.S.

Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.

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