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Kerry: Agreement Essential To Overcome Climate Threat

The State Secretary dropped by the Lima climate talks to implore delegates to reach accord.

Lima Update: Draft Climate Pact Balloons To 52 Pages

It's tough going at the climate talks, where a draft agreement is getting longer instead of shorter.

West Coast States Rule Electric Vehicle Adoption in U.S.

State mandates and tax incentives make California the most popular state for buying an electric car.

Climate Financing ‘Not Possible’ For Governments Alone

High-level climate talks began on Tuesday, dominated by doubts about rich countries' financial pledges.

Low Oil Prices May Bode Ill For Climate

Low oil prices means people will drive more and buy less efficient vehicles, increasing CO2 emissions.

Giving Climate Pact Legal Teeth Could Make It Toothless

American political dysfunction could keep legally binding rules out of the next climate pact.

CO2 Takes Just 10 Years to Reach Planet’s Peak Heat

CO2 emissions warm the planet faster than previously thought, and their impacts linger for centuries.

Climate Investments ‘Falling Short’ of 2°C Goal

Climate finance fell for the second year in a row to well below levels needed to meet the world's climate goal.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

News of Obama Climate Pledge Caps Epic Week

Following news of his climate pact with China, Obama will announce billions of dollars in climate aid.

Cities Designed like Ecosystems Offer Untold Gains

For too long we have ignored the relationships between built and natural environments.

From Grid Waste to Good Taste

An innovative farm is hoping to score a win-win by producing crops while reducing power grid waste.

What’s The Deal With Europe’s Climate Talks?

European Union will decide this week how hard the continent will work to slow global warming.

LEDs are a Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

LEDs could help slow global warming and illuminate the developing world. Now that's worth a Nobel Prize.

Seattle to Fine Residents Who Fail to Compost

Seattle's city council voted to make composting mandatory, with fines for homes that don't comply.

The $90 Trillion Climate-Stabilizing Cookbook

A new report shows how the world could become wealthier by spending more on clean energy infrastructure.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

New Global ‘Roadmap’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads

Roads can disrupt the natural world, but new research lays out how to help the two coexist.

Mountain Forest Changes Threaten Calif. Water Supplies

Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.

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Like Ice Melting in a Glass An interactive analogy showing just how fast Arctic sea ice has been thinning

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