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Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change Adaptation

The military is already looking at its climate change vulnerabilities but more needs to be done.

Long Wait Continues as El Niño Lagging

Though conditions are still favorable for El Niño to develop, another month passes with no official declaration.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Genes Help Plants Handle Rising CO2 Levels

Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.

Picture This: Gnarly Neoguri, Double Rainbows, No LeBron

Neoguri was the top weather story of the week, but storms led to spectacular photos elsewhere in the world.

Measuring Cow & Pig Emissions Goes to New Heights

Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.

U.S. Public Lands Fading As Fossil Fuels Source

Fossil fuels are shifting away from national forests and other public lands because of coincidence of geology.

New Report Outlines ‘Pathways’ to Cut CO2 Emissions

There are pathways to reduce CO2 emissions and meet a key climate target but time is running out.

Super Typhoon Neoguri: 5 Stormy Facts

Super Typhoon Neoguri is aiming for Japan. Find out what a super typhoon is and how long typhoon season lasts.

Climate Change Gets Up Close and Personal

The emerging field of downscaling helps people deal with climate change at the neighborhood scale.

Caribbean Coral Reefs ‘Will be Lost Within 20 Years’

Major report warns that loss of grazing fish due to pollution and overfishing is a key driver of region’s coral decline.

Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil

Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

6 Degrees: Eyes in the Sky, Trash Rules, Late Summer Heat

All in a week's work. Top climate stories from EPA's new landfill rules to launch of NASA's new CO2-monitoring tool.

Engineers Warn UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

Picture This: Hurricane Arthur & NYC Lightning

Hurricane Arthur and spectacular shots of lightning dominate the best weather & climate images this week.

North Dakota, Texas Send U.S. Oil Boom Skyrocketing

The U.S. is amid a CO2-heavy crude oil boom mainly because of fracking in two states — Texas and North Dakota.

A Graphic Tale: July 4th Climate Extremes in Your City

Find out what the climate extremes — hottest, coldest, most rain — are in your city for Independence Day.

Arthur Becomes 1st Hurricane of 2014, Threatens N.C.

Arthur is now the first hurricane of the 2014 season. It is expected to hit North Carolina as a Category 2.

EPA Moves to Slash Methane at Landfills and Oil Wells

The EPA is proposing to reduce climate change-driving methane emissions at landfills and oil wells.

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Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level This map shows the land zone within five vertical feet of the average high tide line in the New York City area.