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Interactive: Meeting Obama’s 2035 Clean Energy Goals

order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve America's energy security, President Obama has laid out a goal for the U.S. to generate 80 percent of its electricity from clean energy sources by 2035.… Read More

Three mainstays of Cape Cod National Seashore Threatened by Climate Change

Erosion isn’t really a threat to beaches in Cape Cod National Seashore because, for the most part, they are free to migrate and evolve without the constraints of human development.… Read More

This Week in Climate Science: Yellowstone Wildfires, Sea Levels and Shorebirds, and Fracking Accounting

Recent climate research, including a projected increase in Yellowstone wildfires, and a tally of greenhouse gas emissions from "fracking."… Read More

Southern Heat Strains Power Generation

The cruel twist is that, by affecting power plant cooling systems, the persistent heat can also hamstring electricity generation.… Read More

Preparing Philly for the Future

Climate Central sat down with Katherine Gajewski to get insights on the steps Philadelphia is taking to deal with more heat and more precipitation in the future. … Read More

Record Warm Nighttime Temperatures: A Closer Look

Since 2000, in the average month, record highs (high maximum temperature) beat out record lows (low minimum temperature) by a two to one margin.… Read More

Interactive: Powering the Nation with Wind

Only five states (Washington, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Utah) have installed more than one percent of their potential wind energy generation.… Read More

Global Warming Debunked! Or…not.

A new study by a climate change maverick is getting some folks excited. Scientists are generally not among them.… Read More