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6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

How Low Oil Prices May Impact GHG Emissions

Low oil prices along with changing global oil markets could affect GHG emissions and climate change.

Europe Reaches Climate Deal, Sends Message

The European Union plans to reduce its greenhouse gas pollution to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

Massachusetts, California Lead U.S. In Energy Efficiency

Massachusetts and California lead the U.S. in energy efficiency, according to annual ranking.

Polar Vortex Spiked U.S. CO2 Emissions in 2013

The polar vortex spurred a spike in CO2 emissions in 2013 as people cranked up their heat last winter.

Zombie Glacier Surprises Scientists

Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.

Regulations Could Douse North Dakota Gas Flares

New regulations in North Dakota aim to reduce CO2 emissions from flaring natural gas wells.

LEDs are a Bright Idea Whose Time Has Come

LEDs could help slow global warming and illuminate the developing world. Now that's worth a Nobel Prize.

6 Degrees: Security Risks, Tornadoes and Earthquakes

A new climate report from the Pentagon, tornado trends, earthquakes and more in this week's top climate news.

Evidence Connects Quakes to Oil, Natural Gas Boom

Flurry of recent studies show that earthquakes are a side effect of the U.S. oil and gas boom.

Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential

Electricity in the U.S. can be a lot more climate-friendly than the Obama administration expects it to be, a new report says.

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice is Flooding ‘Warning Bell’

Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.

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.

The $9.7 Trillion Problem: Cyclones and Climate Change

Cyclones have been quietly costing the world for decades, costs that could grow due to climate change.

Huge Methane Emissions ‘Hot Spot’ Found in U.S.

A satellite has detected a huge methane emissions hot spot over a Southwest U.S. natural gas field.

Sea Level Rise Making Floods Routine for Coastal Cities

Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.

Study: Renewables As Green As You’d Expect

Future wind and solar projects and metals used to build them will have a low environmental impact, study says.

Drought Dries Up California Hydropower

Normally, 20 percent of California’s power comes from hydroelectric sources. But not anymore.

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.

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Scenario: Possible Electric Energy Sources in 2050 A mix of new electricity sources by 2050 could reduce CO2 emissions by 83 percent.

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