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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.

What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

Felling Forests Can Create Lakes

Deforestation has increased water supplies to as many as 40 percent of protected wetlands.

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready’ For Rise of Seas

Americans are starting to prepare for the staggering amounts of future sea level rise forecast. But only barely.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

Voters Weigh In on Fracking, Water Measures

A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.

Jersey Retreating From Rivers, But Not Coast, After Sandy

A $300 million program is helping New Jersey retreat from inland river regions, but not the coast.

Great Barrier Reef Plan Doesn’t Address CO2 Emissions

Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.

6 Degrees: Earth’s Lungs, Ozone Info, Snow Woes & More

New greenhouse gas concerns to Arctic sea ice decline's link to cold winters, all in this week's top news.

Sandy Motivates NY to Explore Microgrids

Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.

Hydropower May Be Huge Source of Methane Emissions

Hydropower reservoirs may be one of the biggest sources of GHG emissions, studies suggest.

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012 Our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012

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