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Interactive Map Unveils the Mystery of Wind Turbines

A new interactive USGS map provides detailed information on nearly 49,000 wind turbines across the U.S.

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.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

Paris Climate Pact Could Leave Forests Vulnerable

Efforts to foster forests and slow deforestation are being glossed over ahead of climate talks.

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.

Energy Transition Underway Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

An International Energy Agency report shows that a global transition to cleaner energy is underway.

Paris Pact May Hinge on ‘Loss and Damage’ Dispute

Vulnerable countries want financial help from rich ones to cope with climate change disasters.

New Fees Seen to Weaken Demand For Rooftop Solar

New fees may be chilling demand for residential rooftop solar installations in some regions.

Obama Likely to Make Keystone Decision By End of Term

The White House says President Obama will decide on the Keystone XL pipeline by the end of his term.

Climate Implications Seen in Call For Keystone XL ‘Pause’

TransCanada's request to 'pause' a Keystone XL permit review may have climate implications.

New York Prepares for Up to 6 Feet of Sea Level Rise

New York State is anticipating up to 6 feet of sea level rise on its coastlines by 2100.

Texas, California Lead Nation in Carbon Emissions

Overall U.S. carbon emissions were down about 11 percent in 2013 from their 2005 peak.

Why Today Is a Critical Moment for the Clean Power Plan

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

Pulp Fiction, The Series

A Climate Central investigative series chronicling the fast-growing practice of wood burning for electricity & its impact on the climate.…

Study Targets Methane Leaks Between Underground Wells

Hydraulic fracturing can form methane leaks between natural gas wells in New York, a new study says.

Study Sees Ecological Risks as Solar Expands

The solar power industry has been using mostly biologically diverse land for new solar plants, researchers say.

Energy Industries Invest in Contest to Recycle Emissions

The Carbon XPrize seeks a 'radical' breakthrough in technology to capture carbon emissions.

Study Sees Shortfall in Methane Emissions Estimate

A new study suggests that shale gas development may emit more methane than previously thought.

World Bank’s Climate Envoy Decries $100B Limit on Aid

Rachel Kyte says governments agreed on funding for poor countries by picking $100 billion "out of the air."


Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.

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