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The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

  • Published: May 5th, 2017

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2017

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

  • Published: Apr 17th, 2017

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

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.

Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third Year

Arctic Sea Ice Sets Record-Low Peak for Third Year

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2017

Winter Arctic sea ice set a record low for the third year in a row, a mark of the effects of global warming.

Budget Proposal Would Hamper Climate Efforts Abroad

Budget Proposal Would Hamper Climate Efforts Abroad

  • Published: Mar 16th, 2017

Trump's budget would hamper efforts abroad to slow global warming, especially by poorer countries.

February’s Warmth, Brought to You by Climate Change

February’s Warmth, Brought to You by Climate Change

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2017

Climate change made the February warmth that baked the U.S. at least three times more likely.

Warming Had Clear Hand in Record Australia Heat

Warming Had Clear Hand in Record Australia Heat

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2017

The prolonged, intense heat that stifled southeastern Australia was up to 50 times more likely thanks to climate change.