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THE BURNING SOLUTION: Prescribed Burns Unevenly Applied Across U.S.

THE BURNING SOLUTION: Prescribed Burns Unevenly Applied Across U.S.

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

Prescribed burns — an important tool for reducing wildfire risk — are being unevenly applied across the country.

AMERICAN WARMING: The Fastest-Warming Cities and States in the U.S.

AMERICAN WARMING: The Fastest-Warming Cities and States in the U.S.

  • Published: Apr 17th, 2019

Local temperature data from 1970 to 2018 shows warming trends across the country — and Americans are already feeling the effects.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

July Was Record Hot for Parts of Alaska and the West

July Was Record Hot for Parts of Alaska and the West

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2017

July was record warm for Alaska's northernmost city and the hottest month on record for the globe at Death Valley.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

  • Published: Aug 7th, 2017

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons

  • Published: Aug 4th, 2017

The Southwest's monsoons are becoming more intense, even as less rain falls on average.

Extreme Heat Will Hit India’s Most Vulnerable the Hardest

Extreme Heat Will Hit India’s Most Vulnerable the Hardest

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

Heat and humidity will reach deadly extremes in South Asia if greenhouse gas emissions aren't curtailed.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.