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Missing: One Year’s Worth of California Rain

California's rain deficit during its record-setting drought is about one year's worth of normal rain.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Warming May Boost Wind Energy in Plains States

A new study suggests that warming is likely to bring favorable winds to some states' clean energy initiatives.

Fossil Fuels May Bring Major Changes to Carbon Dating

Fossil fuels are altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects.

U.S. Private Sector Vows To Ante Up On Climate Finance

Some of the biggest U.S. corporate names offered billions of dollars in green financing pledges on Monday.

Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

Rising Sea Levels Could Decimate Sea Turtle Nests

Turtle eggs submerged under sea water are less likely to hatch, a Great Barrier Reef study shows.

Are Countries Obligated to Fend Off Climate Change?

Here’s what a Dutch court's speedy emissions ruling could mean for the rest of the world.

GAO Report Sees Climate Risks to Army Corps Projects

The GAO says many Army Corps projects are highly vulnerable to extreme weather.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

How This El Niño Is And Isn’t Like 1997

While the current El Nino could rival that of 1997, that doesn't mean the U.S. impacts will be the same.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Dire Climate Warning Raises Questions, Not Answers

NASA's former climate chief sounds the sea level rise alarm, but the findings aren't wholly conclusive.

Record Hot First Half May Herald Warmest Year Yet

June 2015 was the warmest June on record, and there's a good chance 2015 will be the warmest year.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume Rebounds, But Not Recovering

Arctic sea ice volume rebounded after the cool summer of 2013, but that doesn't mean it's recovering.

EU Climate Chief Says “No Plan B” for Paris Climate Talks

EU Climate Chief Miguel Cañete urges world leaders to force their ministers to agree a deal.

Renewables Outpace Nuclear in Major World Economies

Report shows renewables supply more electricity than nuclear in eight major world economies.

Marine Conservationists Work to Curb Ocean Stress

Conservationists are taking action to help protect "stressed out" oceans.

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Keeling Curve Charles David Keeling's measurements provided the significant evidence of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration

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