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By PBS NewsHour
Heat waves broke records around the world this week. While Burbank airport in California touched 114 degrees, Montreal in Canada recorded a high of 97.9 degrees. In Glasgow, Scotland, the temperature was a record-breaking 89.4 degrees on June 28 and…
By Anthony J. Marchese, Dan Zimmerle, The Conversation
A new study suggests that methane emissions from oil and gas operations are much higher than current EPA estimates.
By Amanda Grennell
Over the last 25 years, melting Antarctic ice has added nearly 3 trillion tons of water to the ocean, enough to fill Lake Erie six times over.
By Eric Oliver, Alistair Hobday, Dan Smale, Thomas Wernberg, Neil Holbrook, The Conversation
Unusually warm periods can last for weeks or months, killing off kelp forests and corals, and producing other significant impacts on marine ecosystems.
By Fedor Kossakovski
The International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration — a new $25 million mission of a breadth and depth rarely seen in climate science research — wants to nail down a much better estimate of global sea level rise.
A new study shows a strong relationship between Arctic warming and the most extreme winter weather in the eastern United States, dating back to 1990.
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
It look three years of debate, two rewrites and over a thousand public comments, but Idaho lawmakers have now approved new science standards, with all of the proposed sections on climate change left intact.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
Newly released emails show Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt personally monitored efforts last year to excise much of the information about climate change from the agency's website.
Scientists worry that the extreme weather events seen in 2017 will only get worse as the planet heats up.
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