Scientific Snowflake Roundup Reveals Climate SecretsResearchers at Columbia University are studying details about how snowflakes fall and how they evolve once they settle on the ground. The data could be used to provide clues to the changing climate.
Study Shows Dramatic Snowpack Decline Across the WestScientists have found a dramatically declining snowpack across the American West over the past six decades that will likely cause water shortages in the region that cannot be managed by building new reservoirs.
Warm Water Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects for SalmonScientists warn that salmon fisheries may face hard times ahead and they believe poor ocean conditions are likely to blame.
California's Insurance Commissioner Upsets Coal CountryOfficials from Oklahoma are asking California's insurance commissioner to stop pressing insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry,
Short-Lived La Niña Leaves Impacts Before Fading AwayU.S. weather forecasters said Thursday the cool flip side to the climate phenomenon El Niño has faded away.
NASA: Earth Sets Hottest Year RecordEarth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared.
Oakland Launches Resilience Playbook To Deal With Long-Term ChallengesOakland has developed a comprehensive plan to address economic security, equitable jobs, housing, community safety and threats from climate change.
Water Getting Too Warm For Lobsters On New England's Southern EndLobster lovers might want to be concerned about climate change.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets With China's Climate Negotiator In Paris: 'It's Not Them Versus Us'U.S. actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has met with China’s chief climate negotiator at the climate talks in Paris.
Engineers Preparing San Francisco's Waterfront For Inevitable Major EarthquakePort of San Francisco engineers are using climate science and earthquake predictions to prepare the foundation of the waterfront for disaster.
Feds Upgrade El Niño To Unusually Strong, But Is It A Drought Buster? Probably NotMike Halpert, deputy director of the federal Climate Prediction Center, said the current worldwide weather shifting event doesn't match the monster El Niño of 1997-1998, nor is it likely to.
California's Climate Fight Comes Down To Gov. Brown's Negotiations With His Own PartyCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has to break through a logjam in his own party in the final week of the legislative session.

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