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A new map presents two scenarios: the temperature in 2100 if recent emissions trends continue unabated, and the temperature in 2100 with moderate emissions cuts.
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June 6, 2017, 2pm PDT
The new boardwalk at Rockaway Beach shows how sea level rise is requiring new design and infrastructure decisions for the resilience of coastal communities.
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May 13, 2017, 5am PDT
New research reveals the extent of the glacial retreat in the national park named for glaciers.
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February 28, 2017, 8am PST
A group of researchers monitoring government websites noticed changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's website. The changes fit into the Trump Administration's "America First" politics.
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September 16, 2016, 5am PDT
Every now and then, it's good to laugh at the absurdity of climate change denial.
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July 31, 2016, 1pm PDT
Some good news from the fight against climate change.
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March 4, 2016, 1pm PST
The San Francisco Bay Area serves as a case study, that applies in places like Louisiana as well, of how mud shortages compound the threats of sea level rise.
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November 19, 2015, 8am PST
The mode share for bikes in urban environments around the world currently sits around 6 percent. A new report out of a university located in one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country quantifies the benefits of 10 percent mode share.
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June 26, 2015, 9am PDT
The last great U.S. wilderness won't forever remain the frozen tundra imagined by residents of the Lower 48. A new report finds evidence of Alaska's transformation in the increasing frequency and intensity of wildfires around the state.
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April 8, 2015, 10am PDT
A new study explains how building new transit and density along transit corridors isn't enough alone to reduce carbon emissions in metropolitan areas.
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October 17, 2014, 11am PDT
Climate change and rising seas will mean higher flood risks for cities. But when exactly will impactful flooding become a regular occurrence? New analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists says that time is fast approaching.
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July 13, 2011, 1pm PDT
Climate Central intern Ruthie Nachmany writes how one conference on energy envisions individuals taking a role in being energy efficient, while another conference prefers cities creating systems that can lead to energy efficiency.
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