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Antarctica’s Ice-Free Areas to Increase By 2100

Antarctica’s Ice-Free Areas to Increase By 2100

  • Published: Jul 4th, 2017

If emissions aren’t reduced, ice-free areas are expected to grow by as much as 17,000 square kilometers.

Global Sea Level Rise Accelerates Since 1990

Global Sea Level Rise Accelerates Since 1990

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2017

A thaw of Greenland's ice sheet is pouring ever more water into the oceans.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2017

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

  • Published: Jun 16th, 2017

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

Human Activities Are Taking Their Toll in the Deep Ocean

Human Activities Are Taking Their Toll in the Deep Ocean

  • Published: Jun 11th, 2017

Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution, overfishing and more.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

  • Published: May 12th, 2017

Rising temperatures are causing less of each winter’s snowpack to flow down a major river as water.

Europe’s Farming Vulnerable with Water Scarcity

Europe’s Farming Vulnerable with Water Scarcity

  • Published: Apr 30th, 2017

Climate change-induced water scarcity could push up prices for meat and dairy in Europe.