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How climate change will hurt the U.S.

Slide 1 of 10<p>At left, Michael Stanek hugs his daughter Kennedy amid the rubble of homes in Vilonia, Ark. in April. A tornado-packing storm system …

Your Breakfast Is Under Assault From Climate Change

<i>Updated at 9:18 a.m., May 21</i><p>Cereal lovers of the world may want to start stocking up now, because the far-reaching impacts of climate change could …

Al Gore Global Warming in 10 min

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Global Warming 101 | National Geographic

The Time for Wind and Solar Energy Is Now

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report, which explores ways to cut carbon emissions, put the world on notice. Despite efforts in the United States, Europe and developing countries such as China to ramp up energy efficiency and renewable energy, global carbon emissions …

Feds: Wildfire season is expected to go way over budget, and climate change is to blame

The agencies in charge of fighting fires say they could be as much $400 million short on funds<p>The U.S. is gearing up for one monster of a wildfire season this year, with the drought-ravaged Western states -- California, New Mexico and Arizona -- ready to ignite. And if things get as bad as …

NASA Supercomputer Generates Closer Look at Future Climate in U.S.

Figures are the same as above, but zooms in over the Northern California-Nevada region, highlighting local climate projections.<br>Image Credit: NASA<p>Over …

Global Warming Blamed on Humans With 99.9% Certainty, New Study Suggests

Climate change, also known as <b>global warming</b>, is with 99.9% certainty man-made, a nonlinear physicist at McGill University concluded; in a paper …

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

<b>Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.</b><p>US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.<p>The team says with the current projected …

Toxic smog threatens millions of Chinese lives

One of China's leading lung specialists says Beijing must act fast to save lives by closing polluting factories and improving fuel quality<p>Millions of lives will be unnecessarily lost to soaring rates of respiratory disease and lung cancer unless the Chinese government takes determined action …

Planet likely to warm by 4C by 2100, scientists warn

Temperature rises resulting from unchecked climate change will be at the severe end of those projected, according to a new scientific study.<p>The scientist leading the research said that unless emissions of greenhouse gases were cut, the planet would heat up by a minimum of 4C by 2100, twice the …

Antarctica is losing 159 billion tons of land ice every year

This is Antarctic land ice, not sea ice, which in recent years has expanded. The land ice loss is now thought to drive 0.43 millimeters of global sea …

Climate change threatens 30 U.S. landmarks: science advocacy group | Reuters

(Reuters) - Climate change is threatening U.S. landmarks from the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor to the César Chávez National Monument in Keene, California with floods, rising sea levels and fires, scientists said on Tuesday.<p>The Statue of Liberty is pictured on Liberty Island in New York, …

Global Temperatures Tied Record High Last Month

Worldwide temperatures were once again above normal last month, tying the record for the hottest April set back in 2010.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday said the average global temperature for land and sea was 56.7 degrees Fahrenheit, which is 1.39 degrees warmer than …

Global warming could make male sea turtles disappear

Global warming may not be so bad for sea turtles — at least, not at first. One of the quirks of sea turtles, along with many other reptiles, is that temperature determines the sex of their offspring. At around 84.2 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celsius) the ratio of males to females is fairly …