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Operation Earth Articles

A combination of more CO2 and a hotter sun means the Earth is in for unprecedented warming—and humans are along for the ride. Read on:
The facts, research, and science behind the climate-change article that explored our planet’s worst-case scenarios.
Climate data reveals that 2016 was the hottest year since we began keeping temperature records.
The fossil record is providing new clues about how the Earth's temperature was affected by increasing CO2 concentrations 50 million years ago. The study could help astrobiologists understand how modern climate change could affect the future habitability of Earth.
Think global warming might change things a little? You haven't seen anything compared to 50 million years ago.