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Battling climate change with carbon-sucking trees requires more planning and strategy than just planting trees everywhere we can.
New York, San Francisco, and Washington are among the 17 US cities that will soon face unprecedented weather.
When you hear about 100-year storms or once-in-a-lifetime heat waves, those frequency estimates assume stationarity. But when it comes to climate, researchers no longer expect it.
On the Fourth of July, temperatures in Anchorage hit 90 degrees, shattering the previous high from 1969 by an entire five degrees.
Researchers in a warming Arctic are discovering organisms, frozen and presumed dead for millennia, that can bear life anew.
California could see a jump of more than 9 feet by the end of the century. Flooding and erosion threaten homes. Beaches could vanish. But everyone insists: This is a game that can be won.
California's coastline is eroding with every tide and storm, but everything built before we knew better is fixed in place with nowhere to go.
I sat down, heavy with despair, on a bench nearby and thought: This may yet not be the hell we are thinking of.
Increasing the Earth’s forests by an area the size of the United States would cut atmospheric carbon dioxide 25 percent.
Record-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.
Extreme weather means Midwest farm country, usually green, looks brown from orbit.
The plunge is far faster than in Arctic and may lead to more global heating, say scientists.
Two millennia ago, an earthquake liquefied the ground beneath the Egyptian port of Thonis-Heracleion.
The Sunrise Movement has been making the case for a debate entirely focused on climate change — here's the backstory.
A report issued in 1989 warned that California would see more droughts, floods, and fires under climate change.
A continent without air conditioning struggles with 100-degree days in June—and wonders how it will cope with the hotter years ahead.
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