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This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2017

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

  • Published: Jul 10th, 2017

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2017

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

These NASA Images Show Siberia Burning Up

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Large wildfires are becoming increasing common and severe in boreal forests around the world.

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.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

  • Published: Jun 16th, 2017

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

  • Published: Apr 17th, 2017

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

  • Published: Mar 31st, 2017

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.