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New Tar Sands Impact on Climate, Air Quality Found

A new study finds that the Canadian tar sands are a major source of secondary organic aerosols.

U.S. Leads Globe in Oil Production for Third Year

The U.S. led the world in oil production last year for third year in a row, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia.

The New Normal: Earth is Getting Hotter

Temperatures we think of as normal are getting warmer.

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

Forests that regrow after being cut play an unexpectedly valuable role in sequestering carbon emissions.

EPA Moves to Regulate Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The EPA announced new methane emissions regulations for oil and gas operations on Thursday.

Global 2040 Forecast Sees Only Slight Fall in Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels will still be the dominate energy source on the planet in 2040, a U.S. government forecast shows.

Could Baby Steps Be the Best Global Climate Strategy?

Two researchers say taking smaller steps could be the best way to achieve international climate cooperation.

Florida Dredging Would Cut Path Across Corals in ‘Crisis’

A raucous debate is swirling in Florida over plans to dredge vulnerable corals to expand a shipping port.

Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

More natural gas is coming from fracking than ever before, and much of it is being used for electricity.

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

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.

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.

Carbon Fee Debate Goes Mainstream in Washington State

A carbon tax ballot measure in Washington state is dividing the region's environmental groups.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

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

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.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

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

Here’s What Happens When Companies Track Emissions

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

Rooftops in Cloudy Places Could Be Solar Gold Mines

Cloudy cities in the northeast could be gold mines for rooftop solar potential, research shows.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

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

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