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Hot News: 2014 On Track to Become Warmest Year

The "odds are good" that 2014 will be the warmest year in the books, fueled by record ocean warmth.

Climate Change Takes Center Stage on Instagram

An Instagram takeover puts climate change on display right next to selfies and latte art.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring…

Calif. Heads for Warmest Year As Drought Hangs On

Despite a wet September out West, drought is still a major concern as heat continues to bake the region.

Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential

Electricity in the U.S. can be a lot more climate-friendly than the Obama administration expects it to be, a new report says.

September Was Warmest on Record, NASA Data Shows

September 2014 was the warmest September since 1880, updated NASA data shows.

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice is Flooding ‘Warning Bell’

Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.

New ‘Slurry’ Could Make Carbon Capture More Efficient

A special “slurry” could make carbon capture and storage more efficient and cost-effective.

Sea Level Rise Making Floods Routine for Coastal Cities

Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.

Study: Renewables As Green As You’d Expect

Future wind and solar projects and metals used to build them will have a low environmental impact, study says.

Drought Dries Up California Hydropower

Normally, 20 percent of California’s power comes from hydroelectric sources. But not anymore.

Climate Change Could Increase Global Fresh Water: MIT

Global warming may increase the overall amount of freshwater flowing in rivers worldwide by about 15 percent.

MIT: Global Energy Use, CO2 May Double By 2100

Fossil fuels will remain largest source of GHGs by 2100 as global energy use and CO2 emissions double.

Greenland Sediment Sheds Light on Sea Level Rise

Sediment flowing off Greenland's ice sheet could hold clues about current and future sea level rise.

Fracking Emissions Fall; Texas Still King of GHGs

New EPA data show fracking methane emissions fell in 2013, but coal pollution is on the rise again.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Gravity Shift Reveals West Antarctic Ice Loss

A new European Space Agency animation shows recent ice loss in Antarctic in new detail.

The Fuel You Use For Heating Depends on Where You Live

How you heat your home depends a lot on where you live, and it has implications on your carbon footprint.

New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise

Explore our new analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise & coastal flooding, complete with an interactive graphic via NYT.

Analysts, States Bullish on Success of Clean Power Plan

Morgan Stanley analysts upbeat about prospects of success of CO2 reduction goals.

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Renewable Fuel Standard The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008.