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Dutch Lawmakers Call for Halt to Wood Energy Subsidies

Dutch lawmakers are worried that subsidizing wood fuel will extend the lives of coal power plants.

Climate Change Is Leaving Native Plants Behind

Animals and weeds are bounding up California's warming hills, while native plants are stuck in place.

Climate Economists React to Obama’s Proposed Oil Tax

This is what climate economists think Obama's proposed oil tax would mean for the climate and policy.

Europe Probes Wood Energy Market, Climate Impacts

American manufacturers complained that U.K. subsidies for wood pellets are pushing up their costs.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Warming Waters Linked to Northeast Seagrass Die-offs

Analysis of extensive monitoring by citizen scientists has linked declining water quality with warming.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Ocean Warming is Making Floods Worse, Study Finds

Rapid rates of warming in the oceans have been causing water to expand, worsening sea level rise.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

Indonesia’s Fires Blamed For Potent Greenhouse Gases

Not only do Indonesia's fires release carbon dioxide and methane, now they're blamed for ozone.

Climate Matters: Hottest Global Year on Record

2015 was the hottest year on record by a wide margin, beating the previous record (2014) by 0.29°F.

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

2015 Shatters Hottest Year Mark; 2016 Hot on its Heels?

2015 blew away the competition for record heat, besting 2014 by widest margin on record.

Study: Deep Ocean Waters Trapping Vast Store of Heat

New measurements reveal that climate change is heating up even the depths of the oceans.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.

Gulf of Maine Fishermen Face Warming ‘Double Whammy’

The Gulf of Maine could warm three times faster than other parts of the ocean, harming cod populations.

Solar Job Boom Continues As Prices Spur Demand

The solar power industry continued its hiring spree in 2015, growing 12 times faster than overall U.S. employment.

Here’s How Software Could Save Salt Marshes

Computer models that help oceanside cities plan for their future also hold hope for a threatened coastal ecosystem.

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Fall Temperature Trends The big picture is clear: Overall, fall is warming across the U.S, 0.46F per decade since 1970.

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