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Tibet Just Had Another Massive Ice Avalanche

An unprecedented second massive ice avalanche has rocked a remote region of Tibet.

New Oil Discoveries Largely Unaffected by Paris Pact

Climate change is unlikely to affect development of large crude oil discoveries — at least for now.

Halloween Weather Extremes

Halloween weather can be highly variable depending on the year.

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

One of the oldest oak trees in the U.S. was dealt a death blow by extreme heat this summer.

Warm Ocean Water Takes Toll on Antarctica’s Glaciers

Warm ocean waters have shaved hundreds of feet of ice off the bottom of several Antarctica glaciers.

Renewables Poised for Rapid Growth Worldwide

Renewable energy is expected to be the source of about 28 percent of the world’s electricity by 2021.

Shipping Industry Mulls Modest Steps to Slow Warming

Because shipping traverses nations, it escaped direct scrutiny under the landmark Paris climate pact.

Carbon Dioxide Passed Critical Threshold in 2015

The world just had its first year where carbon dioxide averaged more than 400 ppm around the globe.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.

The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer

With no questions about climate change at the presidential debates, here's what experts say we should be asking.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

This is What It’s Like To Be a Young Climate Scientist

Now is one of the most interesting times in history to enter the climate science field.

Hottest Months on Record Have Something in Common

The record run of planetary heat has rewritten the record books.

U.S. Senate Could Block Landmark HFC Climate Treaty

A new deal to reduce the use of powerful climate-changing chemicals will require Senate approval.

The World’s Poorest Most at Risk From Drought, Conflict

New research shows that drought is likely to stoke conflicts in the world's poorest countries.

September an Exclamation Point on String of Hot Months

Yet another month of planetary heat has basically ensured 2016 will be the hottest year on record.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

New report shows how coastal flooding is on the rise because of human-caused sea level rise.

The Shum Show: Spreading Like Wildfire

Wildfires take the spotlight this week on The Shum Show.


The 10 Hottest Years on Record It's official: 2015 was the hottest year on record. In fact, the top 10 hottest years have all happened since 1998.

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