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Calif. Plans Nation’s Most Detailed Sea Level Database

California is planning the nation's most elaborate database of local and statewide sea level rise adaptation efforts.

Struggling El Niño Still Shaping Hurricane Activity

The El Niño struggling to form in the Pacific is still influencing hurricane season there and the Atlantic.

The International Space Station’s New Climate Mission

For the first time, NASA will use the International Space Station for weather and climate modeling.

Another Year, Another Record High for Greenhouse Gases

The WMO's annual greenhouse gas emissions report shows that they hit record levels in 2013.

Time for Trees to Pack Their Trunks?

As climate changes, forest ecosystems will need to shift to more suitable sites. Should we help?

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

New Global ‘Roadmap’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads

Roads can disrupt the natural world, but new research lays out how to help the two coexist.

Drought Divide: Tropical Rains to Help Plains, Not SoCal

Moisture from tropical storms will bring drought-easing rains to the plains, but only flash floods to SoCal.

NASA Releases Blizzard of Precipitation Data

The most comprehensive set of precipitation data collected by NASA is now available to the public.

Fall Temperature Trends

The big picture is clear: Overall, fall is warming across the U.S, 0.46F per decade since 1970.

Fall Precipitation Trends

Fall precipitation has changed since the early 1970s, but unlike fall temperatures, the changes form more of a patchwork story.

New York to Become a Hub of Climate Hubbub

If you're interested in climate change, New York will be the place to be later this month.

El Nino Watch: 6 Months and Still Counting

El Niño, which has been anticipated to form since March, has yet to arrive but is still expected.

UN Highlights Climate Big Data Ahead of Summit

Two projects showcase how big data can help understand and plan for climate change.

Wind, Solar Boosting Investment in Power Lines

Wind and solar power are helping to drive major new investment in electric power transmission lines in the U.S.

For Air Pollution, Trash Is a Burning Problem

Open-air trash burning is polluting the air and contributing more CO2 emissions than scientists realized.

Mountain Forest Changes Threaten Calif. Water Supplies

Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.

Warming in Europe Raises Risks of Tropical Diseases

As temperatures rise in Europe, researchers warn of the increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

Pests Pose Increasing Risk to Food Security

In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

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More CO2, More Poison Ivy Difference in poison ivy growth between recent conditions and a CO2-enriched environment.