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An Ill Wind Blows in Antarctica, Threatens Global Flooding

The Southern Ocean's notoriously strong gales are growing stronger, and that's foreboding news for coastlines everywhere.

Hydropower May Be Huge Source of Methane Emissions

Hydropower reservoirs may be one of the biggest sources of GHG emissions, studies suggest.

Australia Blasted by Record Heat — Again

As the mercury keeps rising in Australia, weather records keep falling. Climate change is playing a role.

Drying Amazon Could Be Major Carbon Concern

Since 2000, the Amazon rainforest has been drying, a trend that could have big carbon implications.

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.