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UN Climate Pact Moves Closer to Taking Effect

A slew of documents filed on Wednesday pushed the new UN climate treaty closer to taking effect.

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

3 Ways Trump Could Abandon the Paris Climate Pact

If elected president, this is how Donald Trump could withdraw the U.S. from the U.N.'s new climate agreement.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

Obama Administration Unveils Vision for Offshore Wind

The federal government on Friday unveiled its vision for wind farms off of nearly every U.S. coastline.

Federal Rule Set to Speed Renewables on Public Lands

The Obama administration is expected to finalize a rule this fall aiming to fast-track renewables on federal land.

Natural Gas Emissions to Surpass Those of Coal in 2016

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning natural gas for electricity in the U.S. are set to surpass those from burning coal.

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.

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The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: July Temperatures Probability function of July average temperature anomalies in Moscow, Russia.

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