Surprising scientists, 2017 could be among warmest ever
This year is on track to be the second-hottest on record, surprising climate scientists who thought natural weather patterns could break a multiyear trend of record-breaking temperature increases.
U.S. couldn't clean up an oil spill — Coast Guard chief
The United States is not ready to clean up an oil spill in the Arctic, the head of the Coast Guard said yesterday.
Trashing EPA's endangerment finding would be tough
In a Washington where climate change is again a hot debate topic, there is one bulwark of climate science that may be impossible for critics to tear down: U.S. EPA's endangerment finding for greenhouse gases.
5 things to know about the iceberg
It's finally adrift. When the Larsen C Ice Shelf calved yesterday, it sent one of the largest icebergs ever recorded slipping into a sea frosted with smaller chunks of ice. It marked the end of a decadeslong splintering first seen by satellites in the 1960s. The crack stayed small for years until, in 2014, it began racing across the Antarctic ice.
Endangerment finding documents disappear from website
U.S. EPA has removed a link to documents on its website for the research that underpins the Obama administration's consequential "endangerment finding" for greenhouse gases.