As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher temperatures that result can come with a hefty price tag.
These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.
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.
Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.
Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.
Communities in danger of falling into the sea say assistance from the federal government has dried up.
A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.
Economic, emissions and population trends point to a very small chance Earth will avoid warming more than 2°C.