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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.

Breathing Fire: Health Is a Casualty of California’s Climate-Fueled Blazes

Breathing Fire: Health Is a Casualty of California’s Climate-Fueled Blazes

  • Published: Nov 7th, 2017

As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in cleaning the air.

Brazil’s Worst Month Ever for Forest Fires Blamed on Human Activity

Brazil’s Worst Month Ever for Forest Fires Blamed on Human Activity

  • Published: Oct 3rd, 2017

This September, Brazil saw more fires burning than any month on record.

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

  • Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

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.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Climate Change Has Influenced Timing of Europe’s Floods

Climate Change Has Influenced Timing of Europe’s Floods

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

The timing of floods has changed across Europe due to shifts in climate, with some areas seeing earlier floods and some later.

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

  • Published: Aug 9th, 2017

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.