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How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

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

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.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

The White House’s proposed budget forcefully kicks many federal climate-related energy programs to the curb.

Scientists Are Reminding the World That Science Matters

On the day of Trump's inauguration, scientists are tweeting why science matters more than ever.

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.

The Shum Show: Sensor Prep

Our seafaring adventurer, Greta Shum, rode along with the SOCCOM floats to their deployment stations in the Southern Ocean.

U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2026, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

New EU Wood Energy Rules Threaten Climate, Forests

European power plants could keep claiming to be green while billowing pollution from wood until 2030.

A Climate Denialist Is Leading the NASA Transition

Alarm bells about the incoming Trump administration's approach to NASA's climate research are ringing louder.

Scientists Take Big Step Toward Safely Burying CO2

For the first time, scientists have injected carbon dioxide into ancient lava flows and watched it solidify.

Sewage Plants Overlooked Source of CO2

Wastewater treatment plants may emit up to 23 percent more greenhouse gas than previously thought.

Drought, Climate Impact Fall Foliage in Complex Ways

Weather and climate can have unexpected complex impacts on the timing and appearance of fall foliage.

Carbon Dioxide Passed Critical Threshold in 2015

The world just had its first year where carbon dioxide averaged more than 400 ppm around the globe.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

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

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

North American Forests Not a Climate Change Remedy

With high temperatures, tree growth is inhibited and carbon dioxide absorption rate diminishes.

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

Removing carbon from the atmosphere may be necessary to keep global warming from exceeding 2°C.

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

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Spring Ahead: Warmer Temperatures Arriving Earlier On the current greenhouse emissions path, spring may start an average of three weeks earlier by 2100.

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