Water World: Rising Tides Close In on Trump, the Climate Change Denier

Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla. Mberjano/Flickr

Climate change has barely registered as a 2016 campaign issue, but in Florida, the state which usually decides the presidential election, the waters are lapping at the doors of Donald Trump’s real estate empire.

California’s Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a “Disaster”

Firefighters battled a pair of brush fires in Granada Hills, Calif., on Monday. David Crane/AP

It’s already looking bad, and it’s going to get worse.

What Happens When an Eclipse Hits the World’s Most Solar-Powered Country?

Kevin Baird/Wikimedia Commons

Germany is gearing up for an unusual challenge to its clean-energy revolution.

The Science of Why Republicans Are Dead Wrong About Climate Change and National Security

Rebels prepare a mortar cannon to shell regime forces in Aleppo, Syria. Karam Almasri/ZUMA

New research links climate change to Syria’s devastating civil war.

New Study: California’s Epic Drought Probably Wasn’t Caused by Climate Change

Thanks to an ongoing severe drought, water levels are extremely low at southern California's Lake Piru. Ringo Chiu/ZUMA

But rising temperatures might be making it worse.

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