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Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

China, India Become Climate Leaders as West Falters

As rich countries have foundered, India and China have emerged as global leaders in tackling warming.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Op-Ed: A View From the Top: The Growing Role of Scientists

The march is not about politics. It is about not throwing away our great engine of truth.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.

Electricity’s Carbon Footprint in U.S. Shrinks, Sets Record

U.S. energy-related carbon pollution fell in 2016, part of a decade-long trend as utilities use less coal.

Is Trump Embracing Offshore Wind?

The Trump administration seems to be quietly embracing offshore wind power and its economic potential.

Coal Companies Ask Trump to Stick with Paris Deal

Some big American coal companies want President Trump to keep the U.S. in the Paris climate pact.

Court Rules California Climate Payments Aren’t Taxes

A California appeals court rejected a claim that payments required to release greenhouse gases are a tax.

Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

Congress’ ‘Political Theater’ Threatens Science, Climate

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to hamstring federal climate action.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Justice Dept. Moves Swiftly to Back Trump Climate Order

President Trump's climate order and swift federal efforts to implement it contrasted with his bungled travel ban.

Long Legal Battles Ahead Over Trump’s Climate Order

Environmentalists and some states may spend years battling President Trump over his climate rule rollbacks.

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Greenland Total Ice Loss 2004-07 Greenland has been losing large amounts of ice into the sea – enough to collect into rafts the size of states.

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