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Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

California finally has a healthy mountain snowpack, but as temperatures continue to rise, that could change in the future.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

  • Published: Mar 31st, 2017

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.

Drought, Weather Fuel Record Oklahoma Wildfires

Drought, Weather Fuel Record Oklahoma Wildfires

  • Published: Mar 24th, 2017

A dearth of precipitation and windy, dry weather have fueled a record winter wildfire season in Oklahoma.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2017

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2017

Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.

It’s Official: 2016 Was Second Hottest Year for U.S.

It’s Official: 2016 Was Second Hottest Year for U.S.

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2017

2016 was the second hottest year on record for the U.S. and the 20th consecutive year above average.

How Climate Change Impacted 2015’s Extreme Weather

How Climate Change Impacted 2015’s Extreme Weather

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2016

Climate change boosted the odds or intensity of many of 2015's extreme weather events, an annual report finds.

Tennessee Wildfire is ‘Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen’

Tennessee Wildfire is ‘Unlike Anything We’ve Ever Seen’

  • Published: Nov 29th, 2016

Intense drought and powerful winds conspired to whip a massive wildfire that endangered Gatlinburg, Tenn.