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What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

‘Green Revolution’ Brings Greater CO2 Swings

Intense farming methods may be leading to greater seasonal swings in the global carbon cycle.

World Needs to Mind the Carbon Emissions Gap

The global effort to address carbon emissions is a start but it's not enough to avoid dangerous warming.

New Amazon Carbon Maps May Help Limit Deforestation

A new mapping technique could help researchers prevent deforestation in the Amazon.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

New ‘Slurry’ Could Make Carbon Capture More Efficient

A special “slurry” could make carbon capture and storage more efficient and cost-effective.

World’s First Carbon Capture Power Plant Switches On

Canada's commercial CCS plant held up and proved that coal-burning is compatible with cutting emissions.

How We Can Save Coral Reefs and Why We Should

As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.

Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

Study: Natural Gas Reliance Impediment to Renewables

A new study suggests that U.S. reliance on natural gas is an impediment to developing wind and solar power.

UN Data on Population Growth is Bad News for Climate

A growing population has serious implications for food security, political stability − and climate change.

Report: Prevent Climate Effects by Fixing World Economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.

Tropical Dams an Underestimated Methane Source

New data supports the idea that methane emissions from hydroelectric dams outweigh the benefits.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

UN Highlights Climate Big Data Ahead of Summit

Two projects showcase how big data can help understand and plan for climate change.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

Depths of Atlantic May Hold Key to Global Warming Hiatus

Excess heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

New CO2 Satellite Sends First Data Back to Earth

NASA's newest satellite sent back it first data and it looks like all systems are running smoothly.

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Skating on Thin Arctic Ice: Fall Submarine and satellite data since 1980 show steady shrinking

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