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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.

There Is No Carbon Dioxide ‘Technofix,’ Scientists Warn

Researchers warn even if a solution to emissions could be found, it wouldn’t be enough to save the oceans.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

Fossil Fuels May Bring Major Changes to Carbon Dating

Fossil fuels are altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Sharks Face a Growing Threat in Warming and Acidic Seas

Like many other species, sharks face the looming threat of climate and its impact on oceans.

Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska Wildfires

Alaska's raging start to wildfire season is bad for trees, but the soil they grow in is a bigger climate concern.

The U.S., Brazil and China All Set Major Climate Goals

The U.S., Brazil and China all stepped up their climate commitments in a flurry of activity.

Pope Francis’ Letter on Climate Change Leaked Early

Pope Francis's much-anticipated climate change encyclical was leaked early by an Italian paper.

Scientists Call for Halt to Canadian Oil Sands Expansion

One hundred scientists on Wednesday said further oil sands development isn’t compatible with stabilizing the climate.

Ocean Acidification: Impacts on Sea Life

In a more acidic ocean, shellfish, plankton and corals struggle to adapt.


How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought? A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

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