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Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching

Japan’s Biggest Coral Reef Devastated by Bleaching

  • Published: Jan 16th, 2017

Seventy percent of the Sekisei lagoon in Okinawa had been killed by a phenomenon known as bleaching.

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

Beginning of the End of CA Drought, But What’s Next?

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2017

Storms have wiped out part of California's drought. Global warming could bring climate swings in the future.

New Oil Discoveries Largely Unaffected by Paris Pact

New Oil Discoveries Largely Unaffected by Paris Pact

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2016

Climate change is unlikely to affect development of large crude oil discoveries — at least for now.

The World’s Poorest Most at Risk From Drought, Conflict

The World’s Poorest Most at Risk From Drought, Conflict

  • Published: Oct 17th, 2016

New research shows that drought is likely to stoke conflicts in the world's poorest countries.

191 Countries Strike Deal to Cut Aircraft Emissions

  • Published: Oct 6th, 2016

An agreement struck Thursday could allow airlines to grow without also growing their impact on the climate.

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2016

Reservoirs are responsible for 1.3 percent of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions, a study says.

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

‘Ghost Forests’ Appear As Rising Seas Kill Trees

  • Published: Sep 15th, 2016

The forests of dead trees are prevalent along the mid-Atlantic coast, where sea level rise is rapid.

Dredging Brings Severe Flood Risk to Wilmington, N.C.

Dredging Brings Severe Flood Risk to Wilmington, N.C.

  • Published: Sep 1st, 2016

Deepening shipping channels for modern ships has worsened flood risks in parts of North Carolina.