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Amazon Trees Removed Almost a Third Less Carbon

Carbon absorbed by the rainforest is falling, so greater cuts to emissions are needed, warn scientists.

Drought-Stricken West Gives Rise to Old World Cows

Desert-friendly cattle that came over with Columbus might be better bovines for the drought-plagued West.

Southern California’s Fog Falls Victim to Concrete

Urbanization in southern California is reducing the region's fogginess, further drying the parched state.

Spring Precipitation Trends

Average precipitation during meteorological spring hasn't changed much since 1970. But regional patterns tell a different story.

Sao Paulo’s Reservoirs Feel Pinch of Failed Wet Season

Drought in southeast Brazil take its toll on Sao Paulo's largest reservoir system for the third straight year.

Artificial Glaciers in India Help Drought-Hit Villages

Engineers built artificial glaciers to help Ladakh villagers in the Indian Himalayas adapt to climate change.

Europe Warned Pollution Will Lead To Premature Deaths

EU environment watchdog blames governments for failing to act on air pollution warnings.

Largest Offshore Wind Farm Approved for UK Coast

The project is expected to generate enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes, supporting 900 jobs.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

California Water Becomes Scarce and Energy Hungry

Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Scientists Find Which Coral Reefs Will Survive Warming

Study shows which parts of the Great Barrier Reef & others can bounce back from mass bleaching events.

After December Rains, California Comes Up Dry

After deluging rains in December, January has been dry for California and drought has re-intensified.

Ocean Warming: Probing a Blue Abyss

Big climate news burbled out of the ocean in 2014. Most research findings were hot, but not pretty.

Warming Will Reduce Wheat Production, Research Shows

One of the most important crops is set to fall by 6 percent for each 1°C rise in temperature, say scientists.

Green Bonds May Help Limit Effects of Climate Change

Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide climate benefits.

6 Degrees: Drought Relief, Europe Heats Up, CO2 & More

California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.

Rain a ‘Start’ for Calif., But Drought Entrenched

Recent rain has made a small dent in California's drought, but it's going to take much more to erase it.

Robotic Floats Will Reveal Southern Ocean’s Mysteries

Robots will help scientists understand climate change in one of the planet's harshest environments.

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Wild Winter Weather Some wild winter weather has hit parts of Central and Eastern regions of the U.S. in the past few weeks.

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