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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.

Cheap Gas May Not Mean More Driving This Winter

Cheap gasoline may not mean people will drive more this winter, a new EIA report says.

Electric Cars a Mixed Bag For Health, Climate

New study shows that electric vehicles' environmental friendliness depends on where the electricity comes from.

Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story

New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.

‘Nuff Said: CO2 Emissions Plan Moves to Next Step

The Obama administration's plan to cut CO2 emissions moves to next step.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

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

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.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

New Report Outlines ‘Pathways’ to Cut CO2 Emissions

There are pathways to reduce CO2 emissions and meet a key climate target but time is running out.

Grass is Greener for the Future of Biofuels

A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists can make biofuel from wild-growing switchgrass.

Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

Energy Information Administration's online energy map shows infrastructure in path of extreme weather.

IEA Graphic Shows How to Radically Reduce CO2

The IEA's fascinating graphic shows how radically CO2 emissions need to be reduced by 2050.

A Renewable Solution to Palm Oil’s Methane Problem

Palm oil plantations' methane emissions contribute to climate change but could be turned into renewable energy.

Wood Burning for Home Heating Trendy in Northeast

Burning wood for home heating is becoming a trend in the Northeast as home heating fuel costs rise.

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It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

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