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The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

The climate impacts of Trump’s ExxonMobil pick for chief diplomat

President-elect Trump on rounds out a potential dream team of anti-environment cabinet members with the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil.

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Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Supermoon floods warn of crisis facing Donald Trump

Donald Trump is preparing to lead America during a perilous period for the 130 million residents of its coastal counties.

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2016 will be hottest year, UN climate meeting told

2016 will be hottest year, UN climate meeting told

2016 is set to be the hottest year on record by a significant margin, with temperatures that are 1.2˚C above pre-industrial times.

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Climate scientists respond to Trump’s election win

Climate scientists respond to Trump’s election win

How will the Trump presidency impact climate research, and efforts to curb further warming and mitigate its effects? We ask the experts.

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Hottest months on record have something in common

Hottest months on record have something in common

September 2016 ends a streak of 16 consecutive record-setting hot months in NOAA’s dataset. The run of planetary heat has rewritten the record books.

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Scorching July is world’s hottest month on record

Scorching July is world’s hottest month on record

The reign of record hot months in 2016 continues, with last month claiming the title of hottest July on record globally, according to data released by NASA on Monday.

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Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

Wind at China’s back to amp up its renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply more than a quarter of its electricity by 2030, according to an MIT study.

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March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

The past 11 months have been the hottest such months in 135 years of record keeping.

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To help curb climate change, stop wasting food

To help curb climate change, stop wasting food

Reducing food waste around the world would help curb emissions of planet-warming gases, lessening some of the impacts of climate change.

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Antarctica at risk of runaway melting, scientists discover

Antarctica at risk of runaway melting, scientists discover

The world’s greatest reservoir of ice is verging on a breakdown that could push seas to heights not experienced since prehistoric times.

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What to know about February’s satellite temperature record

What to know about February’s satellite temperature record

Global warming also lurks in the atmosphere and new satellite data shows the incredible heat that’s building on the planet.