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New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

Weather-related disruptions at so-called "chokepoints" could limit global food supplies and push up prices.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

There’s a New Way the U.S. Is Committing to Paris

America's Pledge is part of a growing effort by local governments to meet the U.S. Paris Agreement goals.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

State and Corporate Climate Action Just Got Serious

More than 1,200 businesses and states have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

Trump’s Base the Big Winner from Paris Withdrawal

Trump’s decision to quit the Paris agreement handed a symbolic victory to his nationalist supporters.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

Electric Cars Becoming Popular As Grid Gets Greener

Electric car owners in Tennessee view climate benefits as nice extras — not as key selling points.

A New Kind of Car Guide

How climate-friendly electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars are depends on where you charge them.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Interior Dept. Vows to Amend Methane Rule After Setback

The Interior Department has flagged the waste prevention rule as one it will suspend, revise or rescind.

Spending Deal Overrides Climate Science on Wood Energy

Unscientific climate policy buried in a bipartisan spending deal could persist through future administrations.

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State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies.

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