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Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

As CO2 Goes Up, Ocean Health Goes Down

Excessive carbon emissions are worsening the ocean's health.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

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

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

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

Slow-Freezing Alaska Soil Driving Surge in CO2 Emissions

Northern tundra’s autumn carbon dioxide emissions increased 70 percent between 1975 and 2015.

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.

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How Different Modes of Transportation Stack Up Transportation accounts for 28 percent of Americans’ overall greenhouse gas emissions.

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