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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.

Supreme Court Blocks EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions

The court ruled that the EPA did not properly account for the financial impact on power plants and consumers.

Rapidly Acidifying Arctic Ocean Threatens Species

Parts of the Arctic Ocean could reach critical levels of ocean acidification in just 10 years.

Three Ways The World’s Power Mix Is About To Change

The world is about see big changes in power generation. Here's what you need to know.

Dutch Court Issues Landmark Ruling to Curb Emissions

A district court ordered the Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions faster than currently planned.

New Rules Would Cut Emissions From Buses, Big Rigs

Rules proposed Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would make big rigs much more efficient.

Pope’s Encyclical Makes Grade in Climate Science

Pope Francis' environmental encyclical makes the climate science grade, experts say.

Pope’s Climate Encyclical: 4 Main Points

Pope Francis' climate change encyclical has been released. Here are 4 main points from it.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

Iconic Keeling Curve Designated a Landmark

The iconic Keeling Curve charting the rise of atmospheric CO2 has been designated a landmark.

EPA Takes Step Toward Regulating Airline Emissions

The U.S. EPA took its first steps Wednesday toward regulating greenhouse gas emissions from commercial airplanes.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

G7 Leaders: World Needs to Phase Out Carbon Emissions

The G7 leaders have committed to decarbonizing the world's economy by 2100 but with a few caveats.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.

Burning Coal Is Hot; Its Warming Is Far Hotter

Global warming from burning fossil fuels can be felt within just a few months says new study.

Halfway There: Countdown to Paris Climate Talks

Paris climate talks are six months away. There's a lot of goodwill but also a lot of hurdles for a good deal.

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Months of Warmer-Than-Normal Temperatures While any one month might reinforce the reality that the world is warming, it’s the trend that really stands out.

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