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Packing on the Pounds (of CO2) for Thanksgiving

How CO2 in different modes of transportation stack up, plus how weather affects Turkey Day travel.

This Is How the U.S. Power Grid Works

As part of "Grid Week" in mid-November, the U.S. Department of Energy shows how the power grid operates.

Earth, Now Available in Ultra High Definition

When satellite images and ultra high definition video meet, the results are pretty spectacular.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

The U.S. is technologically able to kick its fossil fuels addiction by 2050, report says.

Climate Investments ‘Falling Short’ of 2°C Goal

Climate finance fell for the second year in a row to well below levels needed to meet the world's climate goal.

China Pledges to Slash Coal Use

On the heels of its climate pact with the U.S., China pledges to cap the amount of coal it burns by 2020.

‘Green Revolution’ Brings Greater CO2 Swings

Intense farming methods may be leading to greater seasonal swings in the global carbon cycle.

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data

Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.

NASA Shows Stark Year in the Life of CO2

A new NASA simulation shows some of the most detailed imagery of carbon dioxide ever created.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

NASA, Other Data Show Globe Had Warmest October

For the third month in a row, global temperatures were in record high territory according to NASA.

Warmer Winter Means Savings on Home Heating Costs

Warmer weather this winter could mean a 10 percent decline in natural gas use nationwide.

Economists: EPA CO2 Plan May Be Too Weak

The Clean Power Plan may not have what it takes to cut the CO2 emissions it’s setting out to slash, economists say.

Feel the Heat: Fourth-Warmest October for U.S.

This was a warm October for the U.S. and the first month since July 2013 no state was cooler than normal.

Post Climate Pact, IEA Warns Fossil Fuel Trends Dire

Despite gains in renewables, the world is still on dangerous energy-related emissions path, IEA warns.

New Amazon Carbon Maps May Help Limit Deforestation

A new mapping technique could help researchers prevent deforestation in the Amazon.

A Web Vacuum Could Suck CO2 from Your Inbox

Cleaning up your inbox could do more than keep you sane. It could reduce your carbon footprint.

El Niño’s Winter Impacts

A look at how El Niño influences global weather patterns.

No Recovery, But a Sliver of Drought Gain for Calif.

The start to the rainy season provided a little drought reprieve for California but full recovery is unlikely.

An Inside Look at How Monster Tornadoes Can Form

Researchers get up close and personal with how huge tornadoes can form and grow.

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Hurricane Scorecard The 2010 hurricane season to date, compared with an average season to date, and NOAA's outlook for the entire hurricane season.

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