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Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

Why Today Is a Critical Moment for the Clean Power Plan

The federal government's signature climate policy is now open to legal challenges.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Hawaii Sets Goal of 100% Renewables by 2045

Hawaii may become the first state to target getting all of its electricity from renewable energy sources.

Transportation, Buildings Hold Key to Calif. Climate Goals

Experts see need to cut GHG emissions from the biggest sources — tailpipes and inefficient buildings.

Oil Drilling May Slow Drought Recovery in Great Plains

Drilling and fracking are creating “industrialized landscapes” that may forever alter ecosystems.

Carbon Pricing Helping Farmers Ease Methane Pollution

The government want more farmers turning waste methane into biogas. Here's how California is helping.

New York’s Smart Grid Research May Shape U.S.

New York State is creating a smart grid research lab to help integrate renewables into the electric power grid.

Investments in Renewables Herald ‘Paradigm Shift’

Global renewables investments increased 17 percent in 2014 as solar and wind costs fell dramatically.

‘Green’ Diesel Fuel Use Plummets in U.S.

U.S. biodiesel and "green" diesel imports declined in 2014 after setting records in 2013.

Energy Bombshell: CO2 Emissions Stabilized in 2014

The International Energy Agency says global energy-related CO2 emissions were flat in 2014.

U.S. No. 2 to China in Clean Energy Investments in 2014

A new Bloomberg report shows that clean energy investments in the U.S. are growing again.

Climate Change Mitigation’s Best-Kept Secret

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot we can do about it.

U.S. at Brink of Turning Point in Energy

Oil prices and advancements in renewables in 2014 set the scene for a major turning point in energy in 2015.


Mississippi and Ohio River Flooding Striking photos from recent flooding of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers.

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