America Could Soon Face More Days of “Extreme Rainfall”

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Global warming means more heavy rainfall…and more drought.

Louisiana’s Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers to Keep Up

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Climate change and development are accelerating coastal erosion.

How To Make Natural Gas More Climate-Friendly

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We have the technology to clean up fracking, but we can’t trust industry to use it voluntarily.

A World of Water, Seen From Space

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Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world’s water works.

Citizen Scientists: Now You Can Link the UK Winter Deluge To Climate Change

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Anyone with a computer can now join an Oxford University research project to reveal what role global warming played the UK’s record-breaking wet winter.

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