Amount of sea ice in Arctic is measured at record low. New York Times

Autos must average 54.5 mpg by 2025, new EPA standards say. Washington Post

Climate change deniers ‘are either extreme free marketeers or conspiracy theorists,’ Australian study finds. Telegraph

Coal plants still pressured despite Romney plan, EPA court loss. Reuters

Carbon efficiency failing to fight warming: study. Agence France-Presse

Arctic sea ice levels to reach record low within days. Guardian

Midwest water wells drying up in drought. New York Times

Italians pack Speedos as Dolomites lake hit by soaring temperatures. Guardian

Romney energy plan would expand oil drilling offshore. New York Times

Romney supportive of coal industry he said ‘kills people.’ Bloomberg

Severe summer drought recalls damaging Dust Bowl days. Associated Press

Coal plants’ victory over EPA is muted by low gas prices. Bloomberg

July 2012 was fourth-warmest July globally since 1880. EarthSky

Record heat, drought pose problems for US electric power. National Geographic Daily News

Greenland melt sets record weeks before summer ends. Climate Central

Scorching Phoenix plans for an even hotter future. NPR

Climate models that predict more droughts win further scientific support. Washington Post

Too hot for high school football? Daily Climate

Rate of Arctic summer sea ice loss is 50% higher than predicted. Observer

Climate change and Paul Ryan: Romney’s VP pick irks environmentalists. Huffington Post

Summer’s record heat, drought point to longer-term climate issues. Washington Post

Drought forces reductions in US crop forecasts. New York Times

Six degrees of warmer: IEA says Boston could become Miami Beach. Pacific Standard

Climate change largely off US election radar. Associated Press

Ouch! July in US was hottest ever in history books. Associated Press

High times: More 2012 record highs than all of last year. Climate Central

Incentive to slow climate change drives output of harmful gases. New York Times

NRC suspends final licenses to reassess risks of storing waste. Bloomberg

Obama says Midwest drought historic, seeks aid for region. Reuters

Midwest heat wave 2012: Thousands of fish die in hot weather. Associated Press

States ask Detroit: ‘Build us a natural gas car, please.’ NPR

New study links current events to climate change. Associated Press

Alaskan Arctic villages hit hard by climate change. Washington Post

Sea-level bill becomes law in NC; gov refused veto. Associated Press

Wind industry wins senate panel’s support for a tax break. New York Times

US CO2 emissions fall to lowest first-quarter level in 20 years: EIA. Reuters

Campaign 2012: Romney opposition to renewable tax break may bring trouble in windy swing states. E&E Daily

Europe looks to open up Greenland for natural resources extraction. Guardian

Nature soaks up more greenhouse gases, brakes warming. Reuters

California prepares for harsh realities of changing climate. San Jose Mercury News

How climate change is changing the oyster business. NPR

How the changing monsoons—and climate change—affects India’s blackout. Time