Air conditioning is becoming more vital as temperatures rise, pushing up utility bills and putting comfortable levels of cooling out of the reach of some.
As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher temperatures that result can come with a hefty price tag.
Scientists used state-of-the-art sensors to collect more data on the Southern Ocean than ever before, learning the ocean is absorbing less heat-trapping pollution than previously thought.
Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-level rise and fierce storms drive coastal residents inland.
These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.
Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.
Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.
As climate change stokes polluting fires, southern California's most vulnerable are being hit the hardest.