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Mountain Forest Changes Threaten Water Supplies

Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.

Pests Pose Increasing Risk to Food Security

In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.

Battle Wages for California’s Groundwater Rights

California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.

Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt?

Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.

Depths of Atlantic May Hold Key to Global Warming Hiatus

Excess heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought.

What Iceland’s Volcanoes Can Teach Us about Climate

Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt and events like that have a lot teach us about climate change.

Epic Drought in West is Literally Moving Mountains

Drought in the West is causing the land to rise as water loss lifts a massive weight from the earth, a study shows.

What Climate Change in the Rockies Means for its Water

A new report on climate change and water supplies in Colorado could be a warning for other Western states.

California Has Hottest Start to Year While Midwest Chills

California has had its hottest first seven months of the year, crushing the previous record.

California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.…

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

Engineers Warn UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

Uncivil War Brews Over Summer Flounder as Waters Warm

A climate change battle erupts over "fluke," as its habitat drifts north in warming waters.

Climate Change Puts World’s Energy Systems at Risk

Generators from nuclear reactors & coal-fired power plants will feel the brunt of weather changes, report says.

California’s Drought Just Got a Little Worse

One third of California is now in the worst stage of drought. The situation could worsen over the summer.

Saving Marsh Protects Neighborhood from Sea Level Rise

Longtime African-American residents saved a wetland that is now protecting them from rising seas.

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All the Ice on Greenland Greenland holds enough ice to raise global sea level 23 feet or to fill the Lower 48 states 2,940 feet high, like a bathtub.