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Record El Niño Set to Cause Hunger for 10 Million Poorest

Oxfam says countries already facing a ‘major emergency’ include Ethiopia, where 4.5 million people need food aid.

Tar Sands Mining Makes Leap from Canada to Utah

A Canadian company has opened the first commercial tar sands mining operation in the United States.

NASA Satellite Captures 3-D View of Hurricane Joaquin

NASA is keeping an eye on strengthening Hurricane Joaquin with its powerful satellites.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Study: New York City at Higher Risk for Coastal Floods

Researchers say New York City is at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

More Super El Niños Could Decimate Pacific Corals

More frequent super El Niños could add another layer of stress for coral reefs on top of climate change.

Obama Says Paris Climate Talks Bound to ‘Fall Short’

President Obama said any deal at the Paris climate talks will fall short of slowing global warming.

Rising Emissions Threaten Goal of Poverty-Free World

If the world is to end extreme poverty, emissions must fall to near zero by 2100, researchers said.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

The Pope Wants Climate to Be a Human Rights Issue

The Pope addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Friday, calling climate a human rights issue.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Pope Francis Starts U.S. Visit Addressing Climate Change

Pope Francis began a six-day visit to the U.S. by addressing climate change head-on.

Number of U.S. Coal Mines Falls to Lowest on Record

New coal mine starts hit their lowest number in at least a decade in 2013.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

U.N.: Paris Climate Summit Pledges Won’t Avoid Warming

The U.N.’s climate chief and UK government sources have warned that global emissions cuts will fall short.

Arctic Mosquitoes Will Increase With Climate Change

An increase of more than 50 percent in flies’ survival rate will cause problems for caribou and indigenous people.


Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise If you get the feeling that heavy downpours are more intense than they used to be, you’re not imagining it.

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