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South Asia Monsoon Outlook

From June through September, the Southwest Monsoon dominates life in much of South Asia.

New Data Set Poised to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation

Scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Clouds Play Lesser Role in Curbing Warming, Study Finds

Clouds appear to contain less ice than realized, making it harder for them to slow global warming.

El Niño Has Helped Fill California’s Biggest Reservoir

One of the strongest El Niño's on record has had some major drought-busting benefits in northern California.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

Despite Gains, Western Snowpack Trending Downward

This year’s early Western spring snowpack is higher than previous years, but remains on a long-term downward trend.

Climate Matters: Changes in Winter Precipitation

Western snowpack is still trending down, as more rain is falling at the expense of snow.

Meltdown: More Rain, Less Snow as the World Warms

Analysis finds a decrease in the percent of precip falling as snow in winter months for every region of the U.S.

The Shum Show: Bubbling Up

Warm waters are taking a toll on both coral reefs & ice sheets.

Antarctica at Risk of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover

Unless greenhouse gas pollution is dramatically curbed, Antarctica could begin to crumble.

Scientists Alarmed at Great Barrier Reef Coral Bleaching

Australian scientists managing the Great Barrier Reef have raised their emergency response to the highest level.

California Snowpack Returns, But Fears Held For Future

Climate change is projected to reduce the capacity of California's main water reservoir — its snowpack.

How Global Water Shortages Threaten Jobs and Growth

Shortages of water are likely to limit economic growth in the coming decades around the world.

Waters Off New York Opened For Offshore Wind Farm

The Obama administration has designated a site for a new wind farm off the coast of Long Island.

Scientists Search for ‘Holy Grail’ of Million-Year-Old Ice

Ice core records going back 800,000 years reveal a lot, but climate researchers want to go back further.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Threatening to Set Record Low

The annual maximum Arctic sea ice extent is threatening to set a record low this year.

Where’s the Ice on the Great Lakes?

Overall, Great Lakes ice cover is on the decline.

Maximum Great Lakes Ice Cover on Decline

Maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes is way down this year and on a long term downward trend.

Mud Shortage Eroding California’s Climate Defenses

As California scrambles to restore marshes to protect against floods, it's confronting a mud shortage.


Climate Change Increases Grass Pollen Production Allergy season is getting longer and worse in a warming world with more carbon dioxide.

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