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Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil

Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.

6 Degrees: Eyes in the Sky, Trash Rules, Late Summer Heat

All in a week's work. Top climate stories from EPA's new landfill rules to launch of NASA's new CO2-monitoring tool.

North Dakota, Texas Send U.S. Oil Boom Skyrocketing

The U.S. is amid a CO2-heavy crude oil boom mainly because of fracking in two states — Texas and North Dakota.

EPA Moves to Slash Methane at Landfills and Oil Wells

The EPA is proposing to reduce climate change-driving methane emissions at landfills and oil wells.

Fracked Oil, Gas Well Defects Leading to Methane Leaks

A Cornell University study says shale gas well defects lead to methane leaks in Pennsylvania.

Launch Nears for NASA’s New CO2-Measuring Satellite

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 will measure CO2 in Earth's atmosphere and help find sources and sinks.

Basis for EPA Clean Power Plan Cuts a ‘Mystery’

The biggest CO2 emitter won’t need to make the biggest emissions cuts under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

New CO2 Milestone: 3 Months Above 400 PPM

CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have been above 400 ppm for three months in a row for the first time.

UK and Germany Break Records for Solar Power

In the recent weeks, Britain and Germany have broken records for generating solar electricity.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

Waves in the Atmosphere Fueling Extreme Weather

A new study looks at how waves in the atmosphere affect extreme weather around the northern hemisphere.

6 Degrees: Gnarly Maps, Warping Ice and Derelict Wells

From leaking derelict oil wells to intense folds in Greenland's ice, here are 6 stories worth a click.

Derelict Oil Wells May Be Major Methane Emitters

A Princeton University study finds that abandoned oil and gas wells could be a major source of methane emissions.

Clean Power Plan Exempts Major CO2 Emitters

The Clean Power Plan may allow some coal-fired power plants to operate without having to slash CO2.

Air Conditioner Use in Cities Trigger Vicious Cycle

Increasing use of air conditioners are worsening the problem of cities getting hotter as climate changes.

6 Degrees: Record Floods, World Cup Temps & More

From temp trends in Brazil to a spectacular atmospheric phenomenon, our weekly news roundup has it all.

Climate Impact on Vermont May Have Benefits

Vermont is getting warmer and wetter, according to the first state-level climate assessment in the nation.

Clean Power Plan Follows Uneven CO2 Emissions Trend

The EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan follows many ups and downs in power plant CO2 emissions.

El Niño Could Spell Disaster for Coral Reefs

The warm seas El Niño brings could wreak havoc on the world's corals, particularly in the Coral Triangle.

California’s Fog is Fading Away, Crops Could Suffer

A decrease in winter fog has made driving safer, but is hurting California's $15 billion fruit & nut crop.

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Wild Winter Weather Some wild winter weather has hit parts of Central and Eastern regions of the U.S. in the past few weeks.