Bit by bit, innovators are chipping away at this ubiquitous material’s environmental downsides.
Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.
Carbon could be stored in soil as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change.
The mangroves of Baja California don't look like much, but they store more carbon than many forests.
Humanity must emit less than half the carbon dioxide than previously thought to keep global warming in check.
Droughts caused by climate change could change the way tropical rainforests recover after logging.
Climate activists have pivoted from their fight against the Keystone XL Pipeline to protesting oil and gas leasing.
A new study finds that dark green conifers in Europe have been fueling global warming.
Oslo's main waste incinerator began the world's first experiment to capture CO2 from fumes of burning rubbish.
The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.
Dam building in tropical forests could harm the climate and biodiversity, a new study says.
Earth's surface temperatures are surging, following a 15-year slowdown in global warming rates.
New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.
A look at the biggest energy stories of 2015 — a year in which world leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions.
The carbon dioxide pollution that's raising sea levels could also help coastal marshes survive.
The disappearance of large animals from tropical forests could hurt forests' ability to store carbon.
An El Niño-fueled drought this winter could spawn massive fires in the Amazon next fall.
NASA's DSCOVR satellite is providing scientists with a wealth of new data from a million miles away.
NASA is using models and satellites to improve our understanding of how CO2 moves around the globe.
The federal government's signature climate policy is now open to legal challenges.