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Europe’s Shift to Dark Green Forests Fuels Warming

A new study finds that dark green conifers in Europe have been fueling global warming.

Oslo Trash Incinerator Starts Experiment to Slow Warming

Oslo's main waste incinerator began the world's first experiment to capture CO2 from fumes of burning rubbish.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

Hydropower Said to Put Climate, Biodiversity at Risk

Dam building in tropical forests could harm the climate and biodiversity, a new study says.

Earth is Experiencing a Global Warming Spurt

Earth's surface temperatures are surging, following a 15-year slowdown in global warming rates.

2016: What to Look for in Energy and Climate

New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.

The Biggest Energy and Climate Stories of 2015

A look at the biggest energy stories of 2015 — a year in which world leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions.

With CO2 Boost, Marshes Can Rise to Meet Flood Risks

The carbon dioxide pollution that's raising sea levels could also help coastal marshes survive.

Decline of Tropical Animals Could Hasten Climate Change

The disappearance of large animals from tropical forests could hurt forests' ability to store carbon.

El Niño Impacts Could Spark Amazon Fires Next Fall

An El Niño-fueled drought this winter could spawn massive fires in the Amazon next fall.

NASA Tracks Ships and Dust From 1 Million Miles Away

NASA's DSCOVR satellite is providing scientists with a wealth of new data from a million miles away.

These Are The NASA Tools Tracking Our CO2

NASA is using models and satellites to improve our understanding of how CO2 moves around the globe.

Why Today Is a Critical Moment for the Clean Power Plan

The federal government's signature climate policy is now open to legal challenges.

Energy Industries Invest in Contest to Recycle Emissions

The Carbon XPrize seeks a 'radical' breakthrough in technology to capture carbon emissions.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

Odds Increasing That 2015 Will Be Warmest Year

August continued the parade of months in 2015 at or near the top of the temperature rankings.

Submerged Cities Seen in Worst-Case Climate Scenario

Coastal cities could be submerged beneath 200 feet of water if all of the world's fossil fuels are burned.

Southern Ocean Sees Notable Rise in CO2 Absorption

A new study shows the Southern Ocean’s ability to absorb CO2 fluctuates more than previously thought.

White House: Efficiency Key to Tackling Climate Change

The White House on Monday announced policies designed to help homeowners act on climate change.

Underground Desert Aquifers Could Hold Missing Carbon

Underground desert aquifers fed by irrigation could account for part of the missing land-based carbon sink.

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Winter Precipitation Trends While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.

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