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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.

NASA Satellite Sends Back Most Detailed View of CO2

Fresh data from NASA reveals a comprehensive global view of CO2 in full color.

Persistent Warming Driving Big Arctic Changes

Long-term trends continue to paint a picture of rapid change throughout the Arctic region.

NYC Tops List for Seeing Increased Storm Outages

New York City and its power grid is among the cities most sensitive to increasing hurricane intensity.

Europe’s Record Heat Directly Tied to Climate Change

2014 is set to be Europe's warmest year, a record made much more likely by global warming.

Climate Accord Struck In Lima; Key Decisions Postponed

The Lima Accord set the framework for an unprecedented global pact to slow climate change.

6 Degrees: Lima, Deadly Heat, Flood Maps & More

Updates from Lima, the skinny on drought, and new research on sea level, hurricanes, energy and more.

Kerry: Agreement Essential To Overcome Climate Threat

The State Secretary dropped by the Lima climate talks to implore delegates to reach accord.

Storm Pounds Calif., but to the Drought, Just a Spritz

A major storm is dropping buckets of rain on California, but it won't end their epic drought.

Warm Ocean Waters Boosting Typhoons, Record Heat

The same warm waters fueling top-strength typhoons this year are boosting global temperatures.

Why Hasn’t A Major Hurricane Hit the U.S. in 9 Years?

Scientists don't know exactly what's behind the recent lull in major hurricane landfalls in the U.S.

NOAA: Climate Change Did Not Cause Calif. Drought

A new NOAA study shows that natural variability could be the cause of the devastating California drought.

Deadly Heat in Europe 10x More Likely Than Decade Ago

Europe is now 10 times more likely to have a catastrophic heat wave than it was just a decade ago, study says.

How Scientists Unraveled the El Nino Mystery

ENSO predictions have come a long way since the 1990s, but there’s plenty of work left to do

How Winters Are Changing Throughout the U.S.

Here's how winter temperature and precipitation have changed in the U.S. since 1970.

Heat Turbocharged California’s Epic Drought

The unusual heat in California was a key driver of the unprecedented impacts of its latest drought.

Giving Climate Pact Legal Teeth Could Make It Toothless

American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.

Atmospheric River, Heavy Rain Roar Into California

Rain is set to deluge California again but it won't be enough to end the state's drought.

Pipeline Crunch Could Keep Northeast’s Heating Bills High

New Yorkers and Bostonians will pay higher natural gas prices this winter because of a pipeline crunch.

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.

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Countries That Set New Record Highs in 2010 More countries have set new record high temperatures in 2010 than during any other year since instrumental records began.

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