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A Mississippi-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Mexico Launches Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

The insurance industry in Cancún will provide coverage to pay for repairs if reefs are damaged by storms.

Heat Makes It Too Hot for Africa’s Wild Dogs to Hunt

The wild dogs are well adapted to high temperatures but a warming world means pup survival is plummeting.

Here’s How Much Arctic Sea Ice Has Melted Since the ‘80s

With weeks left in the melt season, Arctic sea ice area is already below the annual low of the 1980s.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Already Cracking Up

It's been less than a week, but the Larsen C ice shelf and the iceberg it calved are already changing.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Nights Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Trends in nighttime temperatures are a symptom of a world warming from from climate change.

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.

Countries With Coral Reefs Must Do More on Climate

Custodians of world heritage-listed sites should aim to keep global temperature increases to just 1.5°C.

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

The record global temperature of 2015 is likely to become the norm by 2040, and possibly even earlier.

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

A new report shows that greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

Rising background temperatures are conspiring to make Arctic winter warm waves more common and persistent.

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

It's hard to imagine the Larsen C iceberg. These images help make it clear how massive it is.

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

How Big is the Antarctic Iceberg?

An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke away from Antarctica. Just how much ice that?

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.