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Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

Arctic Heat Is Becoming More Common and Persistent

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2017

Rising background temperatures are conspiring to make Arctic winter warm waves more common and persistent.

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

These Images Show Just How Big the Larsen C Iceberg Is

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

It's hard to imagine the Larsen C iceberg. These images help make it clear how massive it is.

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2017

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

  • Published: Jul 10th, 2017

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2017

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Expected to Have Company

The Larsen C Iceberg Is Expected to Have Company

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2017

In addition to the main iceberg, a swarm of smaller icebergs is expected to break off Larsen C soon.