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Last year was the third hottest on record in the United States, with an average temperature of 54.6 degrees Fahrenheit — 2.6 F above average.
Rising snowfall in Antarctica might help offset losses from the melting ice sheet, scientists are discovering — but only a little. Antarctic contributions to sea-level rise are still a major concern.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday rejected Energy Secretary Rick Perry's proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants, demonstrating the limits of the Trump administration's ability to rescue coal.
Oprah Winfrey put together one of "the best-prepared" segments on climate change in mainstream media, a prominent climate scientist who was a guest on her popular daytime talk show told E&E News in an interview.
The Treasury Department has apparently pulled the plug on its Office of Environment and Energy as part of a broader reorganization.
With the Republicans fully in control of Washington, D.C., and holding a majority of governorships, the role of Democratic attorneys general has been elevated. Since President Trump took office a year ago, they have consistently been at the vanguard of their party's opposition to the president.
Scientists are eager to learn how climate change could affect cloud forests, the tropical jungles permanently bathed in fog that serve as crucial regulators of their regions' water supply.
Genetics could determine how different populations of the same species adapt to climate change, according to researchers studying a migratory bird.
Insurers are set to pay a record $135 billion to cover last year's natural disasters, with the world's largest reinsurer warning that 2017 offers a glimpse into the way climate change is reshaping the business.
Five consecutive years of drought have depleted the biblical bodies of water that Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians rely on.
The federal agency in charge of managing more than 500 million acres of public lands, including the treasured National Park System, no longer has a climate change policy on the books.
A proposed series of missions for Earth-observing satellites could help scientists better understand how humans are transforming the planet.
Environmentalists are strategizing about how to prod U.S. EPA to crack down on carbon dioxide.
The impacts of climate change are among the environmental challenges facing Iran that helped spark protests in dozens of cities across the Islamic republic.
Louisiana says thousands of buildings face such substantial flood risk that the only option is a buyout.
Snowfall has been increasing in eastern Antarctica over the past decades, according to new research offering hope that the trend could lessen the ice sheet's contribution to sea-level rise.
Chocolate companies, worried that climate change will crimp cacao supplies, are turning to genetic engineering.
Climate change is causing the ocean floor to sink, according to a new study suggesting decades of sea-level rise measurements are wrong.
California and the Trump administration are clashing over their approaches to regulating automobile emissions, the state's top air regulator said yesterday.
Cars that run on gasoline or diesel are on the hit list for eventual elimination under new California legislation.