Livestock groups seek drought relief with ethanol waiver. Reuters

Koch-funded climate change skeptic reverses course. Los Angeles Times

New breed of ranchers shapes a sustainable West. Christian Science Monitor

Extreme drought areas in US nearly triple in one week. TreeHugger

Study: Many US cities unprepared for future heat waves. Washington Post

Storms threaten ozone layer over US, study says. New York Times

Rise in weather extremes threatens infrastructure. New York Times

Drought to drive up food prices next year, US says. New York Times

Greenland ice sheet melted at unprecedented rate during July. Guardian

Frackers fund university research that proves their case. Bloomberg

Environmentalists target 5 Republicans who question humans’ impact on climate. Washington Post

As climate change worsens, elderly face deadly heat. Climate Central

Christie signs bill to encourage solar-energy growth. Philadelphia Inquirer

EPA to review mercury rule on new power plants. Reuters

Study: Bacteria outbreak due to ocean warming. Reuters

Severe drought expected to worsen across the nation. New York Times

How droughts will reshape the United States. Washington Post

Greenland glacier loses large mass of ice. Washington Post

Drought now grips more than half of the nation. Associated Press

For climbers, risks now shift with every step. New York Times

Drought threatens to darken Obama reelection prospects. Christian Science Monitor

US declares the largest natural disaster area ever due to drought. Atlantic Wire

Post-Stanford poll finds more Americans believe climate change is happening. Washington Post

Cap and trade resurrected? Some states awaken to its economic benefits. InsideClimate News

New research rebuts fracking-global warming connection. Bloomberg

US completes warmest 12-month period in 117 years. Washington Post

Continental US breaks heat record in first half of 2012. Reuters

Scientists attribute extreme weather to man-made climate change. Guardian

California approves high-speed rail project after years of debate. San Jose Mercury News

Was climate-change poll biased? Washington Post

Campaign aims to counter oil sands criticism. Houston Chronicle

Heat wave: Midwest plain ‘out of whack’ as records shatter. Los Angeles Times

Temperatures soar as heat wave continues. New York Times

Heat wave, fires have climate change activists going on the offensive. The Hill

Washington’s Hell Week puts climate change back on the radar. Washington Post

Midwest can’t get relief from oppressive heat. US News and World Report

Historic heat wave marches on as drought expands. Climate Central

North Carolina lawmakers reject sea level rise predictions. Reuters

Rise in sea level can’t be stopped: scientists. Reuters

Storms leave 3 million without power. New York Times

Greenland ice sheet melt nearing critical ‘tipping point.’ Climate Central