This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.
Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.
Deforestation has increased water supplies to as many as 40 percent of protected wetlands.
Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.
Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.
A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.
A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.
Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.
New greenhouse gas concerns to Arctic sea ice decline's link to cold winters, all in this week's top news.
Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.
Hydropower reservoirs may be one of the biggest sources of GHG emissions, studies suggest.
An innovative farm is hoping to score a win-win by producing crops while reducing power grid waste.
Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo.
Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.
Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.
Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.
Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.
As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.
Global warming may increase the overall amount of freshwater flowing in rivers worldwide by about 15 percent.
A lobe of the ailing Aral Sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has dried up for the first time.