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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.

Cities Are Already Suffering From Summer Heat. Climate Change Will Make It Worse

Cities Are Already Suffering From Summer Heat. Climate Change Will Make It Worse

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2017

Cities are already suffering from the impacts of extreme heat. It'll only get worse as the climate changes.

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.

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds

A History of Global Warming, In Just 35 Seconds

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

Move over, temperature spiral. A new animation shows what global warming looks like in more than 100 countries.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2017

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2017

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

At Midway Point, 2017 Is 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Halfway through 2017, the year is the second hottest on record, even without an El Niño to help boost its temperature.

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

Today’s Extreme Heat May Become Norm Within a Decade

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2017

The record global temperature of 2015 is likely to become the norm by 2040, and possibly even earlier.