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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.

Sea Level Rise Threatens Oakland’s Sewer System

The low-lying flatland neighborhoods of Oakland are at risk of floods and toxic runoff & sewage.

Refreezing Water Causes Weird Warps in Greenland’s Ice

Scientists discover ice below the surface where meltwater has refrozen, causing layers of ice to build up.

Climate Change Threatens Almighty U.S. ‘King Corn’

Heat waves and water shortages could devastate U.S. farmlands devoted to corn crop, a new report warns.

Roaring Video Shows Record Flood at Brazil’s Iguazu Falls

Heavy rains in southern Brazil and northern Argentina and Uruguay led to severe flooding.

El Niño Could Spell Disaster for Coral Reefs

The warm seas El Niño brings could wreak havoc on the world's corals, particularly in the Coral Triangle.

Climate Could Spell the End for the Cutthroat Trout

Montana's native westslope cutthroat trout is cross-breeding with invaders as stream temperatures rise.

Drought Prompts Fear of Blackouts at World Cup

Brazil’s worst drought in decades is severely reducing hydropower energy supplies in advance of World Cup.

6 Degrees: Kinky Rails, Rains, CO2 Emissions & More

Sun kinks warp railroads, CO2 emissions enter space age, rains and floods all top climate news this week.

Summer Precipitation Trends

When it comes to summertime precip., the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier.

Cold U.S. Winter Caused By Warm Tropical Waters?

The bitter cold winter the U.S. just experienced could be due to warming's influence on tropical waters.

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Early vs. Late Snowmelt Satellite-derived images comparing the first full week of April in years with early (2002) vs. late (2008) snowmelt.