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Solar Energy Jobs Growing By Leaps and Bounds

The solar power industry saw a nearly 22 percent jump in employment in 2014 with hiring expected to continue.

Global Warming Upped Heat Driving California’s Drought

Climate change turned up the heat on California's drought, heat that could be a fixture by the 2030s.

Climate Change a ‘Contributing Factor’ in Syrian Conflict

Climate change upped the odds of drought in Syria that directly preceded civil unrest and the rise of ISIS.

Looming Warming Spurt Could Reshape Climate Debate

Humanity may be about to experience unprecedented temperature rise. Will it prompt climate action?

Sunny Side East: Solar Takes Off in Eastern U.S.

North Carolina is overtaking California for most utility-scale solar farms being developed.

A February First: CO2 Levels Pass 400 PPM Milestone

February is the first month of 2015 with an average carbon dioxide level above 400 ppm.

Europe Reforms Cap-And-Trade, Lays Out Climate Vision

While American lawmakers agonize over Keystone XL, Europeans are crafting climate plans.

Obama’s Keystone XL Veto Not a Death Blow to Pipeline

President Obama's Keystone XL veto on Tuesday kills only a bill, not the pipeline itself.

Here’s Where Ocean Acidification Will Hit the U.S. Hardest

Ocean acidification is coming for your shellfish, but its impacts will be far from even across the U.S.

Last Tango for Nuclear?

The U.S. nuclear power industry’s three-step: Revival, long goodbye or state-aided life support.

Utilities May Get a Break from EPA on Cutting CO2

EPA may extend CO2 emissions cut targets beyond 2020 at utilities' request.

California Water Becomes Scarce and Energy Hungry

Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.

Racking Up Climate Milestones One President at a Time

Take a look at climate milestones and scientific discoveries from Washington through Obama.

Warmer Seas Linked To East Coast Hurricane Outbreaks

A study of 2,000 years of Atlantic hurricanes revealed links between storms and warming seas.

Is pH a Red Herring for Ocean Acidification?

New research points to saturation state, not pH, as the most pressing metric to track when it comes to shellfish survival.

U.S. No. 2 to China in Clean Energy Investments in 2014

A new Bloomberg report shows that clean energy investments in the U.S. are growing again.

EPA: Keystone XL to Emit 1 Billion Extra Tons of GHGs

The EPA says the Keystone XL Pipeline will emit 1 billion more tons of GHGs over conventional crude oil.

Farming Now Worse For Climate Than Deforestation

Farming is now the leading source of land-based greenhouse gas pollution as deforestation has slowed.

Hot Years, Long Odds

Nearly all of the planet's warmest years on record have occurred in the past 15 years. Is that just a coincidence? Climate Central calculates…

One More Log on the Fire for 2014 As Hottest Year

Yet another climate agency weighs in and ranks 2014 as the hottest year on record.

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