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Climate Change Intensified South Carolina Floods

A ‘once-in-a-thousand-year’ East Coast storm was a consequence of moisture from Hurricane Joaquin.

Study Ties Warming Temps to Uptick in Huge Wildfires

Small temperature increases due to climate change could contribute to wildfires in Western mountains.

Record El Niño Set to Cause Hunger for 10 Million Poorest

Oxfam says countries already facing a ‘major emergency’ include Ethiopia, where 4.5 million people need food aid.

NASA Satellite Captures 3-D View of Hurricane Joaquin

NASA is keeping an eye on strengthening Hurricane Joaquin with its powerful satellites.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Study: New York City at Higher Risk for Coastal Floods

Researchers say New York City is at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Climate Researchers Plan Glider Mission to Edge of Space

A glider designed to reach the edge of space will study weather and climate at 90,000 feet.

Come for the Weather, Stay for the Climate

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Firestorm Leaves ‘Mass Destruction’ in California

Drought-fueled wildfires over the weekend destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least one person.

4 Western States Could See Warmest Year on Record

Two western states recorded their hottest summers on record, and four states could see their warmest years.

It’s After Labor Day, So Why Is It Still So Hot?

Unseasonable heat has much of the U.S. in its grip. Global warming will likely make heat waves more intense.

Climate Change Could Put Tribes’ Electric Systems at Risk

Electric power lines and power plants on tribal lands are highly vulnerable to climate change.

European ‘Extreme Weather Belt’ Linked to Drought

Severe droughts that stretched across central Europe this summer are consistent with a warming world.

1997 vs. 2015: Animation Compares El Niños Side-by-Side

A new animation compares the blockbuster 1997-98 El Niño to the strong El Niño taking shape in 2015.

In Week of Cyclone Records, Kilo Could Break More

Typhoon Kilo has already broken tropical cyclone records and rivals the longest-lived storms on record.

Hurricane Kilo Crosses Dateline, Becomes Typhoon

Hurricane Kilo has become a typhoon and satellites captured its transition as it crossed the dateline.


September Arctic Sea Ice 2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012 but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average

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