5 Gorgeous Landmarks Threatened by Rising Seas


Because of climate change, postcard-perfect lighthouses, parks, and seaside city blocks could soon be swallowed into the ocean.

Whatever Happened to “Green Jobs”?

President Obama wipes his face during a speech on climate change at Georgetown University. Prensa Internacional/Zuma

President Obama’s message on the environment used to be all about the economy. Now it’s about climate.

Does Climate Change Make Western Firefighting More Dangerous?

July 3, 2013 - Prescott, AZ, U.S - A makeshift memorial for the 19 fallen firefighters outside of Granite Mountain Hotshots Fire Station 7 in Prescott, Arizona. The Yarnell Hill fire, which killed all but one member of a 20-strong 'hotshot' team, was the biggest loss of firefighters' lives since the September 11 attacks, and the most from a US wildfire in 80 years. (Credit Image: © Krista Kennell/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Tragic death of ‘Hotshot’ firefighting team in Arizona renews debate about global warming’s influence on wildfires.

19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona Wildfire

The Yarnell Hill fire rages north of Phoenix.

Just north of Phoenix, a team of firefighters lost their lives in the deadliest wildfire since 1933.

Live Blog: Obama Rolls Out Climate Plan

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