Climate change from 2006 to 2010 may have helped exacerbate the economic and social collapse that led to today's bloody Syrian conflict. Continue reading →
February is the first month of 2015 with an average carbon dioxide level above 400 ppm. Continue reading →
Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action? Continue reading →
The climate-changing greenhouse effect exists and has been directly measured in the United States. Continue reading →
Flooding and high tides along the East Coast in 2009 and 2010 were triggered by a major change in wind patterns and offshore currents. Continue reading →
Pollution and the urban heat island effect may cause slightly more thunder and lightning than rural areas get. Continue reading →
Climate change could push some shellfish over the edge.
In this collection of our favorite recent shots of Earth: The Southwest heats up, Louisiana gains ground and we get a bird's eye view of the Sydney Opera house. Plus: A 44-square-mile chunk of ice makes a break for it off East Antarctica.
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