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Epic Drought in West is Literally Moving Mountains

Drought in the West is causing the land to rise as water loss lifts a massive weight from the earth, a study shows.

Wind Turbine Syndrome? Courts Aren’t Buying It

Neighbors who complain about the health effects of wind farms almost always lose in court.

Hot and Getting Hotter: Heat Islands Cooking U.S. Cities

Since 1970, cities have been warming, and have been getting hotter far faster than adjacent rural areas.

Here’s How Arctic Sea Ice Could Shrink Even More

Waves are building in the Arctic Ocean, and they could hasten sea ice's downward spiral.

July Checks In as 4th Warmest on Record Worldwide

July 2014 was the 4th-warmest on record globally, following world's warmest June on record.

How Climate Friendly is Bike Sharing? It’s Complicated

There's a lot scientists don't know about how bike sharing programs encourage less driving.

Interactive Wildfires Map Tracks the Blazes in the U.S.

Monitor wildfires currently active in the lower 48 states and Alaska with Climate Central’s interactive map.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

Europe’s Forests Suffer Effects of Climate Change

New research shows that forest ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in the climate.

6 Degrees: Farming, Glaciers and Epic Flooding

This week has everything from saving tons of CO2 to the climate context of New England's epic floods.

Picture This: Pileus Cloud and Lots and Lots of Rain

Torrents of rain fell in some U.S. cities, setting records, while a funnel cloud formed near a UK runway.

Humans to Blame for Much of Recent Glacier Melt

Most of the glacier melt that has occurred in recent decades can be attributed to manmade global warming.

Expanding Existing Farmland Would Benefit Climate

Study shows expanding farmland may be better for the climate than cutting down forests for new farmland.

10 Images Show & Explain the Northeast Flooding

Heavy rains have ravaged the Northeast from Baltimore to Long Island, setting records along the way.

New CO2 Satellite Sends First Data Back to Earth

NASA's newest satellite sent back it first data and it looks like all systems are running smoothly.

Ongoing Coverage of Historic Drought in U.S.

A roundup of coverage on the most extensive and intense drought to hit the U.S. since at least 1956.

What Climate Change in the Rockies Means for its Water

A new report on climate change and water supplies in Colorado could be a warning for other Western states.

California Has Hottest Start to Year While Midwest Chills

California has had its hottest first seven months of the year, crushing the previous record.

Keystone XL Will Spike Oil Demand and CO2, Study Says

New study says the State Department may have greatly underestimated Keystone XL's CO2 emissions.

Steady Increase in Flights Will Outweigh Carbon Cuts

Researchers say the demand for flights needs to drop to counteract the effects of growing carbon emissions.

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2012: Warmest March Ever Recorded You knew it was warm last month, but today it's official: it wasn't just warm; it was the warmest March ever recorded.