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May 9, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News & Paul Heltzel
An increase in temperature, extreme weather, loss of ice and rising sea level are just a few of changes we can measure right now. Let's take a look at some of the most concerning trends.
May 7, 2014 12:52 PM ET // Tim Wall
Nine droughts in the West dwarfed the Dust Bowl of the 1930's, while extremely wet years flooded the region. Continue reading →
May 6, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Climate change is already hitting the nation hard and will really clobber us down the road if we don't act now, the study says.
Mar 4, 2014 11:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It rained in Los Angeles. No kidding, I was shocked too. Three days without so much as a ray of sun, this transplanted Brit was beginning to feel right at home -- wet and dreaming of a sunny day. Continue reading →
Feb 5, 2014 01:20 PM ET // Tim Wall
The U.S. winter of 2014 seems like the setting for HBO's "Game of Thrones" -- half of the realm freezes, while the other half parches. Continue reading →
Jan 12, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Cold waves and heat waves can tweak the way we make up our minds about climate change, say researchers who are uncovering the roots of our wishy-washy opinions.
Sep 6, 2013 08:18 AM ET // Tim Wall
U.S. Drought Monitor statistics show that approximately half of the contiguous U.S. now suffers some degree of drought. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2013 09:05 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Some plants have shifted up the slopes of the Catalina Mountains in Arizona over the last 50 years. Is it climate change or just a bad drought?
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