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Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Climate Change is ‘Devastating’ The Great Barrier Reef

New modeling is a "smoking gun" linking climate change with record Great Barrier Reef bleaching.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Flirting with the 1.5°C Threshold

Analysis shows emissions reductions will need to be dramatically accelerated to meet the 1.5°C COP21 goal.

March Continues Streak of Exceptional Global Warmth

Not only was March record warm, but the planet is having its hottest year to date by a significant margin.

Here’s What Happens When Companies Track Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?

New Milestone: Earth Sees 11 Record Hot Months in a Row

March continued the streak of warmest months on record, which has now itself set a record of 11 such months in a row.

Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas

The East Coast is sinking, which is worsening the impacts of sea level rise. These are the hot spots.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

Clouds Play Lesser Role in Curbing Warming, Study Finds

Clouds appear to contain less ice than realized, making it harder for them to slow global warming.

Farmland Could Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Change

Carbon could be stored in soil as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change.

The U.S. Is Experiencing Its Third Warmest Year-to-Date

Above-average March temperatures added to what is now the third warmest year-to-date for the contiguous U.S.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

Climate Matters: Changes in Winter Precipitation

Western snowpack is still trending down, as more rain is falling at the expense of snow.