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With Policy Help, IPCC Says Renewables Could Dominate Energy in 2050

  • Published: May 10th, 2011

A new special report from the UN climate panel suggests renewables could meet 80 percent of world energy demand by 2050.

Heavy Midwestern Rains Lead to Mississippi Floods

  • Published: May 4th, 2011

Extreme rainfall events, like the ones that have contributed to the recent Mississippi River floods, are increasing in the Upper Midwest.

Winter Brings Drought Relief to California

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2011

After a very wet winter, California declares its three-year drought emergency over, but long-term water challenges remain.

Northeast Snowfall Trends

  • Published: Mar 24th, 2011

Explore the past three decades of Northeast and Mid-Atlantic snowfall history, and compare that with projections for the end of the century.

Globe Stayed Warmer Than Average in February, NOAA Reports

  • Published: Mar 15th, 2011

According to a new global climate analysis released today, 2011 continues to show unusually warm conditions worldwide…with some notable exceptions.

Weekly Climate Science Roundup: March 1-7

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2011

A round up of noteworthy climate science studies published during the first week of March.

Arctic Sea Ice Ties Another Record Low

  • Published: Mar 7th, 2011

Arctic sea ice extent declined to its lowest level on record for the month of February, tying the previous record set in 2005.

Loading the Dice for Heavier Snowfall

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2011

An announcement from an environmental group says heavier snowfalls are consistent with climate change.