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Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces

Researchers say the impact of human activity on climate change far exceeds that of natural events.

Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for Electricity in U.S.

For the first time in North America, wind powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Feb. 12.

California Farmers Use Floodwater to Replenish Aquifers

As the climate warms and infrastructure ages, California is trying to boost underground water storage.

100 Days of Climate: Week 5

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

This January Was the Third Warmest on Record Globally

The first month of 2017 was extremely warm for the globe, continuing a trend of planetary heat.

10 Hottest Years on Record

The 10 hottest years ever recorded have all occurred since 1998.

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

Pine Island Glacier just lost a Manhattan-sized iceberg. Scientists are calling it "an aftershock."

America’s Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says

Greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels.

Congress Protects Coasts From Climate Change With Mud

The federal government will use mud from dredging projects to protect coasts from erosion and rising seas.

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

Warm weather could send Arctic sea ice to a record low winter peak as Antarctic sea ice sets an all-time record low.

EU Must Shut All Coal Plants to Meet Paris Pledges

Europe will vastly overshoot its carbon emissions target unless it closes all 300 coal-fired power stations by 2030.

90 Percent of New Power in Europe From Renewables

Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year.

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

East Coast communities could flood three times a week within 30 years as seas rise and land sinks.

Conservatives Push Carbon Tax to Address Climate Crisis

A group of prominent conservatives is pushing for a carbon tax that pays cash dividends to Americans.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

More Snowfall Records, More Recently

In parts of the U.S., heavy snow records are being set, even in a warming world.

Snow Cover on the Decline in North America

Snow cover in North America is on the decline in part due to climate change.

Snowfall Totals Are Changing Across the U.S.

See how snowfall is trending in these U.S. cities.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

The Winter of Blazing Discontent Continues in the Arctic

Arctic sea ice is record low for this time of year and warm air is about to flood the region again.

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Winter Storm Frequency Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

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