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Global Warming Will Hit Poorer Countries Hardest

Tropical regions are likely to suffer the biggest increase in hot days and extreme weather, scientists say.

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Report Shows Inland Flooding to Increase in the U.S.

Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.

Inland Flooding Threat to Increase by 2050

A large majority of states will face an increased threat of inland flooding by mid-century.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

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.

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Ruthless Tornadoes of 2011 Photos from one of the worst tornado seasons to ever hit the U.S.

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