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Picture This: Amazing Antarctic & Halloween Treats

We're serving up all treats and no tricks in this Halloween edition of our Picture This column!

Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Even with the big swings of Halloween weather from year to year, Octobers are warming across the U.S.

Sandy Motivates NY to Explore Microgrids

Hurricane Sandy is inspiring New York State to look closely at microgrid projects.

Ozone Hole Recovery Continues, Albeit a Little Slower

The ozone hole continues to be on the mend, but it's still a long road to full recovery.

Extreme Halloween: Ghoulish Weather Records

Happy Halloween! Here's a look at Halloween climate extremes for cities across the country.

An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Two Years On: Sandy Inspires Storm of Climate Research

Sandy will "be one of the most studied storms" to hit the U.S. Here's what researchers are already learning.

Hydropower May Be Huge Source of Methane Emissions

Hydropower reservoirs may be one of the biggest sources of GHG emissions, studies suggest.

Australia Blasted by Record Heat — Again

As the mercury keeps rising in Australia, weather records keep falling. Climate change is playing a role.

Drying Amazon Could Be Major Carbon Concern

Since 2000, the Amazon rainforest has been drying, a trend that could have big carbon implications.

Cold Winters in Europe, Asia Linked to Sea Ice Decline

Arctic sea ice decline has doubled the chances of an extreme cold winter over Europe and Asia.

From Grid Waste to Good Taste

An innovative farm is hoping to score a win-win by producing crops while reducing power grid waste.

6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

How Low Oil Prices May Impact GHG Emissions

Low oil prices along with changing global oil markets could affect GHG emissions and climate change.

Europe Reaches Climate Deal, Sends Message

The European Union plans to reduce its greenhouse gas pollution to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

Picture This: Wavy Clouds & A Gnarly Nor’easter

A rare type of cloud and the sediment stirred up by Hurricane Gonzalo are among this week's highlights.

One of Sao Paulo’s Biggest Reservoirs Is Nearly Dry

Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo.

What Will Winter Hold for Drought-Plagued California?

El Nino probably won't bring California drought-busting winter rains, but the news may not be all bad.

San Francisco Rising to Threat of Swelling Seas

A new checklist will help San Francisco protect $25 billion worth of infrastructure from rising seas.

To Shrink a Goat, Warm the Globe

Are rising global temperatures to blame for a stark reduction in the size of chamois in Italy?

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A Two-Man Trek Across Antarctica A two-man trek across Antarctica to commemorate the first South Pole expeditions a century ago.

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