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Happy(?) Birthday Temperature Spiral

Happy(?) Birthday Temperature Spiral

  • Published: May 11th, 2017

The temperature spiral that went viral is one year old and shows that global warming isn't slowing down.

Glacier National Park Is Losing Its Glaciers

Glacier National Park Is Losing Its Glaciers

  • Published: May 10th, 2017

Over the past 50 years, some of Glacier National Park's namesake glaciers have shrunk by as much as 85 percent.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

  • Published: May 9th, 2017

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

  • Published: May 8th, 2017

Through April, this year is the hottest on record for several Southern and Ohio Valley states.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

California Got More Snow This Winter Than Past 4 Total

California Got More Snow This Winter Than Past 4 Total

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

After years of drought, California got blitzed with rain and snow. New data puts the extremes into perspective.