Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

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Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

By 2100, sea level may be as high as six-and-a-half feet above 1992 levels, putting the homes of 7.8 million Americans at risk of being flooded.

Global Warming: It’s Not the Sun

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Global Warming: It’s Not the Sun

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

Climate change can be natural, but what’s happening now can’t be explained by natural forces.

Rising Seas

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Rising Seas

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

Global sea level rise since 1880.

Higher Hurricane Activity Since 1995

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Higher Hurricane Activity Since 1995

  • Published: May 29th, 2013

We've been in an active Atlantic Hurricane period since 1995, where the average number of named tropical storms has jumped significantly to 15.2 per year.

Keeling Curve

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Keeling Curve

  • Published: May 1st, 2013

Charles David Keeling's measurements provided the first significant evidence of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere.

It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

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It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2013

A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.

2012 Global Carbon Emissions

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2012 Global Carbon Emissions

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2012

Human-generated emissions of CO2 this year are expected to reach 35.6 billion tons. That’s up 2.6 percent from what was emitted in 2011, the previous record holder.