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Americans Used A Lot Less Coal in 2016; Here’s Why

Coal use in the U.S. fell 9 percent in 2016, even as the Trump administration seeks a coal industry revival.

Congress’ ‘Political Theater’ Threatens Science, Climate

Dozens of GOP-sponsored bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to hamstring federal climate action.

The Climate Could Hit a State Unseen in 50 Million Years

The world is on track to reach an ominous carbon dioxide milestone by mid-century.

Thinning Arctic Sea Ice Prompts Algae Bloom Study

Climate change is stirring life in the Arctic Ocean as thinning sea ice lets in more sunlight.

Trump Order Targets Local Efforts to Adapt to Warming

President Trump's executive order also targets local efforts to adapt to climate change.

Removal of Energy ‘Burdens’ Could Have Huge Impacts

President Trump's executive order on energy calls for the removal of "burdens" to domestic energy use.

Trump Moves to Dismantle U.S. Climate Rules

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aiming to overturn federal climate policies.

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming.

Trump Just Approved the Keystone XL Pipeline

The contentious Keystone XL pipeline is now one step closer to being built, but its saga is far from over.

Budget Proposal Would Hamper Climate Efforts Abroad

Trump's budget would hamper efforts abroad to slow global warming, especially by poorer countries.

Trump Budget Blueprint Eviscerates Energy Programs

The White House’s proposed budget forcefully kicks many federal climate-related energy programs to the curb.

Global Heat Continues With Second-Hottest February

February was the second hottest on record, despite the lack of an El Niño, a clear mark of global warming.

Arctic Sea Ice May Vanish Even With Climate Goal

Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers even if the world reaches goals set by Paris climate agreement.

Carbon Dioxide Is Rising at Record Rates

For the second year in a row, carbon dioxide concentrations rose at a record-fast clip.

Climate-Friendly Energy Star Program Could be Cut

The Energy Star program is as much a climate program as it is an energy savings program.

February’s Warmth, Brought to You by Climate Change

Climate change made the February warmth that baked the U.S. at least three times more likely.

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

President Trump may seek to eliminate NOAA's Sea Grant program, "an outsized leader in coastal adaptation."

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

Carbon Dioxide Could Reach 410 PPM This Month

The carbon dioxide peak is a few months away, but scientists are already expecting another record.

EPA Withdraws Request for Methane Data

The EPA has withdrawn a request for methane emissions data from the oil and gas industry.

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.

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