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Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

  • Published: May 5th, 2016

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

  • Published: May 3rd, 2016

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

  • Published: Apr 14th, 2016

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Clouds Play Lesser Role in Curbing Warming, Study Finds

Clouds Play Lesser Role in Curbing Warming, Study Finds

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2016

Clouds appear to contain less ice than realized, making it harder for them to slow global warming.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2016

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

Meltdown: More Rain, Less Snow as the World Warms

Meltdown: More Rain, Less Snow as the World Warms

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2016

Analysis finds a decrease in the percent of precip falling as snow in winter months for every region of the U.S.

Antarctica at Risk of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover

Antarctica at Risk of Runaway Melting, Scientists Discover

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2016

Unless greenhouse gas pollution is dramatically curbed, Antarctica could begin to crumble.

Waters Off New York Opened For Offshore Wind Farm

Waters Off New York Opened For Offshore Wind Farm

  • Published: Mar 17th, 2016

The Obama administration has designated a site for a new wind farm off the coast of Long Island.