Scientists say 2,000 square miles of the country has lost permanent snow cover over the past 22 years and serious threats to the water supply and tourism have resulted.
A more variable climate spells another injustice in a warming world, with the poorest people likely yet again to feel the heat most intensely.
Fears that the supply of cocoa beans will dry up lead a confectionery giant to create a plan to help farmers have a sustainable future.
Middle Eastern countries are welcoming nuclear power firms promising to meet their energy needs, while most of the world worries over reactor costs.
European scientists say there is hope that a parched swath of Africa could suddenly start to receive heavy seasonal rainfall.
Climate change, left unchecked, is expected to make the U.S. poorer and more unequal. (Pictured: A house in New Orleans destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.)
Citizens and environmental groups are turning to the courts to press governments and corporations to fulfill their obligations.
One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.
The desire for more spacious cars and houses is canceling out energy savings made by environmentally friendly improvements to heating and transport.
Many of the oil services companies employed when new fields are developed have been laying off workers, and oil companies have been taking write-downs of their assets.