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Fossil Fuels May Bring Major Changes to Carbon Dating

Fossil fuels are altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Record Hot First Half May Herald Warmest Year Yet

June 2015 was the warmest June on record, and there's a good chance 2015 will be the warmest year.

EU Climate Chief Says “No Plan B” for Paris Climate Talks

EU Climate Chief Miguel Cañete urges world leaders to force their ministers to agree a deal.

Russia, U.S. Sign Fishing Ban in Arctic as Sea Ice Melts

The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement to bar their fishing fleets from the Arctic.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Climate Change Threatens Australia’s Ecosystems

Changes in climate ‘the most pervasive threat’ to forests, wetlands and deserts.

Local Actions Could Make Up Shortfall in Emissions Cuts

A new report says local action is among measures that could make up a shortfall in emissions cuts.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

A Tale of Two Cities: Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Our Ben Strauss spoke with PBS NewsHour's Jackie Judd about flooding, climate change and coastal communities.

EPA Bans a Gas That Once Helped Save the Ozone Layer

The EPA is banning an obscure but potent greenhouse gas known for helping save the ozone layer.

The World’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions in One Graphic

A new interactive graphic shows the greenhouse gas emissions for every country in the world.

Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

Scorched Earth Is Big Climate Concern in Alaska Wildfires

Alaska's raging start to wildfire season is bad for trees, but the soil they grow in is a bigger climate concern.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

The U.S., Brazil and China All Set Major Climate Goals

The U.S., Brazil and China all stepped up their climate commitments in a flurry of activity.

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Rising Global Temperatures and CO2 The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.

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