Flooding after Hurricane Sandy in New York City.

Climate Change Could Put New York City Underwater More Often

Rising sea levels and more severe storm surges could make floods like the one that inundated New York City during Hurricane Sandy more frequent.

  Climate Change

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We Still Don't Know What Capturing CO2 From Power Plants Will Do

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the Climate Action 2016 Summit.
Getty Images / Mark Wilson

The Paris Climate Agreement Is Good To Go

A photo of cracked Earth in Nevada.
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Southwestern US Is Headed For A Megadrought. Yeah, That's A Thing

Mayor "Ooker" Eskridge says the bay that's given Tangier Island life is now destroying it.
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

Climate Change Is Destroying This Virginia Island

Steam rises from cooling towers at Germany's Jaenschwalde coal-fired power plant.
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Americans Are More Divided Than Ever On Climate Change

Women carry bundles in a village in India
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India's In — Now, The Paris Climate Agreement Is Almost A Done Deal

A Caspian tern, which is a type of seabird
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Terns In Alaska Show The Effects Of Climate Change At Work

Sea ice melts in the Arctic Ocean.
U.S. Geological Survey

Sea Ice Might Not Be At A Record Low Now, But It'll Get There

Buses set on fire by protesters in India.
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A Really, Really Old Water Dispute In India Just Caught Fire

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping shaking hands in front of US and Chinese flags.
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There's A Lot Of Work Left To Ratify The Paris Climate Agreement

A man drives down the street on an ATV on July 9, 2015, in Shishmaref, Alaska.
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An Alaskan Community Has Voted To Move Because Of Climate Change

The carbon capture and storage facility for SaskPower, a Saskatchewan-based energy company.
SaskPower CCS

Is It Safe To Store Carbon Dioxide Deep Underground?

Bertrand Piccard, welcoming Solar Impulse 2.
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This Solar-Powered Plane FINALLY Made It Around The World

A NASA diagram of the hole in the ozone layer.
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Chill Out, The Hole In The Ozone Layer Is Actually Shrinking

Smoke and steam rise from a power plant.
 

23 States Sue The EPA Over A CO2 Emissions Regulation

Stephen Hawking speaks in New York City in April 2016.
Getty Images / Bryan Bedder

What Stephen Hawking Doesn't Know, And What He Knows All Too Well

Firefighters monitor a California wildfire in 2015.
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

If It Feels Like Wildfires Are Getting Bigger, It's Because They Are

President Barack Obama meets with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the White House
Getty Images / Dennis Brack

India Joining Paris Climate Agreement Could Stop It From Falling Apart

The sun rises behind the skyline as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees January 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Getty Images / Scott Olson

Buildings Produce A Lot Of Carbon Dioxide — But They Don't Have To

An octopus.
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Climate Change Might Be Helping Octopuses

A section of Lake Oroville was nearly dry on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

NASA Data Shows Last Month Was The Hottest April On Record

Commuters board a Metrorail train at Union Station, March 15, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Building Cities Around Public Transit Could Change Urban Life

Cut steaks are seen at Wilson's Blue Ribbon Meats in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania.
Getty Images / William Thomas Cain

Denmark Might Tax Beef To Fight Climate Change

Pedestrians cross the street at a busy intersection on the West Side of Manhattan on September 29, 2014 in New York City.
Getty Images / Spencer Platt

City Streets Can Do More To Fight Climate Change

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the signing of the Paris Agreement.
Getty Images / Spencer Platt

United Nations Sets Record As 175 Countries Sign Paris Agreement

Staghorn coral is in sharp decline thanks to increasing ocean temperatures and acidification.
XL Catlin Seaview Survey

We're Killing Coral Reefs Faster Than Ever

Picture of Bill Nye next to a picture of Sarah Palin
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Bill Nye Is A Real Science Guy; Read His Resume, Sarah Palin

An image showing record low sea-ice level maximums in 2016.
NASA

The North Pole Is Moving Toward The UK; Is Climate Change To Blame?

Melting ice from Antarctica contributes to sea level rise
NASA

Sea Levels Could Rise Twice As Fast By The End Of The Century

A person drinks a glass of wine.
Getty Images / Justin Sullivan

Why Climate Change Means Better French Wine ... At Least For Now