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Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2017

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Large wildfires are becoming increasing common and severe in boreal forests around the world.

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

  • Published: Jun 20th, 2017

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

  • Published: Jun 16th, 2017

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

  • Published: Jun 16th, 2017

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

  • Published: Jun 10th, 2017

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.