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Last Month Was The Hottest May In Recorded History

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Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:01am
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This past May was a scorcher. According to a new report, it was the hottest May in recorded history.

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Obama will propose vast expansion of Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

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Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:57am
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Water

President Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off-limits to fishing, energy exploration and other activities, according to senior White House officials.

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Scientists Warn of Rising Oceans From Polar Melt

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Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:43am
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A large section of the mighty West Antarctica ice sheet has begun falling apart and its continued melting now appears to be unstoppable, two groups of scientists reported on Monday.

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Miami Finds Itself Ankle-Deep in Climate Change Debate

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Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:37pm
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The sunny-day flooding was happening again. During high tide one recent afternoon, Eliseo Toussaint looked out the window of his Alton Road laundromat and watched bottle-green saltwater seep from the gutters, fill the street and block the entrance to his front door.

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Borrowed Time on Disappearing Land

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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:59am
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Water

When a powerful storm destroyed her riverside home in 2009, Jahanara Khatun lost more than the modest roof over her head. In the aftermath, her husband died and she became so destitute that she sold her son and daughter into bonded servitude. And she may lose yet more.