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California’s New Climate Rules, Explained

A progressive culture and Silicon Valley-style innovation turned California into a climate leader.

Study Finds Biofuels Worse for Climate than Gasoline

New research suggests American biofuels are doing more harm to the climate than good.

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ a Finalist for 2 Awards

Climate Central's groundbreaking series, Pulp Fiction, was named as a finalist for two national awards.

Key Program in Doubt as California Climate Bill Approved

California inches closer to new climate rules, but doubts grow over its cap-and-trade program.

Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

California's cap-and-trade program is in legal doubt, but state officials are publicly ignoring the problem.

Europe Aims to Close Loophole on Wood Energy

Europeans are working to close a loophole in their climate rules that promotes harmful wood energy.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

Artificial Leaf Turns CO2 Emissions Into Fuel

Scientists are developing an artificial leaf that can turn carbon dioxide emissions into fuel.

World Carbon Producers Face Landmark Rights Case

The Philippines calls on 47 companies to respond to allegations of human rights violations resulting from climate change.

Climate Change’s Fingerprints All Over California Wildfires

This year's wildfire season in California shows signs of influence from climate change.

Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.

Threat to Salmon Imperils Alaska’s Culture

Salmon in the Kenai River are threatened by climate change, which may threaten the culture that relies on them.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

Removing carbon from the atmosphere may be necessary to keep global warming from exceeding 2°C.

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Disaster in Canadian History

The Fort McMurray wildfire was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history, ringing up $3.58 billion in losses.

Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices

The Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan made carbon prices in the Northeast tumble.

Mexico, Canada, U.S. to Make Clean Power Pledge

North America's biggest countries will try to generate half of their electricity from zero-carbon sources.

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