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Study: Warming May Bring Heightened Salmonella Risk

Researchers say extreme weather and temperature events may lead to an uptick in salmonella poisoning.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Heavier Rains Mean More Toxic Blooms for Lake Erie

Warming is expected to bring heavier rains, which could mean more toxic algae blooms for Lake Erie.

Sharks Face a Growing Threat in Warming and Acidic Seas

Like many other species, sharks face the looming threat of climate and its impact on oceans.

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet

Even if the world manages to limit warming to 2°C, sea levels may still rise at least 20 feet above current heights.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

Record Warmth Continues to Bake U.S. West

The temperatures for June are in and five Western states saw their warmest June ever.

A Tale of Two Cities: Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Our Ben Strauss spoke with PBS NewsHour's Jackie Judd about flooding, climate change and coastal communities.

Rising Ocean Temps Bring Gloomy Outlook for Corals

NOAA scientists believe high ocean temperatures have been the primary cause of widespread coral bleaching.

Pink Salmon Risks a Double Threat of Acidification

Pink salmon in the Pacific Ocean face acidification in rivers and the sea linked to greenhouse gas emissions.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

Water Use Declining as Natural Gas Grows

Explore how water use for power generation has been changing, state-by-state, since 2005.

Rapidly Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Species

Parts of the Arctic Ocean could reach critical levels of ocean acidification in just 10 years.

Alaska’s Glaciers Seen as Major Source of Sea Level Rise

Researchers say Alaska's inland glaciers account for 95 percent of glacial mass loss due to climate-driven melting.

Pope Francis’ Letter on Climate Change Leaked Early

Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.

Drought Takes $2.7 Billion Toll on California Agriculture

Preliminary estimates on how much the four-year drought will cost California's economy are out.

Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

Ocean Species Set for Reshuffle Unseen in 3 Million Years

If greenhouse gas emissions continue to build, vast changes could come to the world’s oceans.

Vietnam’s Coffee Crops Suffer Rising Temps and Drought

Climate change is blamed for the severe drought hitting the world’s second-biggest coffee exporter.

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Record Highs Beating Record Lows Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.

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