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Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice

A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.

China Can Cut Cord on Coal (Mostly) by 2050

China could produce more than 85 percent of its electricity with renewables by 2050.

Can Saltwater Quench Our Growing Thirst?

Researchers are fine-tuning a centuries-old concept that might be the future of quenching the world’s thirst.

More U.S. Downpours

Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

How Flood Insurance Could Drive Americans From Coasts

Should flood insurance subsidies be reformed to help communities abandon coastal settlements?

Climate Change Makes Droughts in Australia Worse

Climate Council report says decreases in average rainfall have dire ramifications for health & agriculture.

One Farmer’s Battle with California’s Worst Drought

California’s byzantine water system and crushing drought are leading farmers to extraordinary measures.

Satellite Images Show Scope of Calif.’s Record Low Snow

NASA satellites show California's abysmal snowpack that's prompting drought and water concerns.

Hydropower Could be Risky Bet in Warming World

As investments in wind and solar climb, backing major hydropower projects may be risky in a warming world.

Bleak California Snowpack ‘Obliterates’ Record Low

A dire, record low snowpack in California has set the state up for worse impacts from its four-year drought.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

Amazon Trees Removed Almost a Third Less Carbon

Carbon absorbed by the rainforest is falling, so greater cuts to emissions are needed, warn scientists.

Southern California’s Fog Falls Victim to Concrete

Urbanization in southern California is reducing the region's fogginess, further drying the parched state.

Spring Precipitation Trends

Average precipitation during meteorological spring hasn't changed much since 1970. But regional patterns tell a different story.

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Artificial Glaciers in India Help Drought-Hit Villages

Engineers built artificial glaciers to help Ladakh villagers in the Indian Himalayas adapt to climate change.

Europe Warned Pollution Will Lead To Premature Deaths

EU environment watchdog blames governments for failing to act on air pollution warnings.

Largest Offshore Wind Farm Approved for UK Coast

The project is expected to generate enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes, supporting 900 jobs.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

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