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El Niño could be the most powerful on record, scientists say

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Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

A key location of the Pacific Ocean is now hotter than recorded in at least 25 years, surpassing the temperatures during the record 1997 El Niño.

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Mandate on California water cuts slated to continue if drought persists

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Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

California's urban areas should prepare to keep conserving water until at least next fall, Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday.

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Why a Climate Deal Is the Best Hope for Peace

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Thu, 11/19/2015 (All day)

Soon after the horrific terror attacks in Paris, last Friday, our phones filled with messages from friends and colleagues: “So are they going to cancel the Paris climate summit?” “The drums of war are beating.

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'Everything is blinding white': Sierra storms pay off for resorts and add hope for drought

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Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

Alex Hoon was driving north from Mammoth Lakes on Tuesday, looking in awe at the decidedly winter landscape.

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The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland’s North

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Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.