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POURING IT ON: How Climate Change Intensifies Heavy Rain Events

POURING IT ON: How Climate Change Intensifies Heavy Rain Events

  • Published: May 15th, 2019

Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.

Missouri Farms Hold Big Potential as Carbon Storehouse

Missouri Farms Hold Big Potential as Carbon Storehouse

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2018

Missouri farms as carbon storehouse? A new study finds big potential in the Show Me State.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

  • Published: Nov 7th, 2017

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

  • Published: Sep 27th, 2017

The foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals.

Here’s How Climate Change is a ‘Death Sentence’ in Afghanistan’s Highlands

Here’s How Climate Change is a ‘Death Sentence’ in Afghanistan’s Highlands

  • Published: Aug 29th, 2017

Global warming should be taken as seriously as fighting insurgents, say those witnessing the savage impacts.

New Findings Show How Climate Change Is Influencing India’s Farmer Suicides

New Findings Show How Climate Change Is Influencing India’s Farmer Suicides

  • Published: Aug 11th, 2017

Farmer suicides have disrupted India's countryside. Findings suggest climate change is playing a role.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

  • Published: Aug 7th, 2017

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.