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The West Is on Fire As Heat Records Fall

A scorcher of a heat wave broke temperature records across the West and helped fuel new wildfires.

This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities

Billions of people call cities home, and they're going to get a lot hotter because of climate change.

Global Warming Tipped Scales in Europe’s Heat Wave

A major heat wave that helped fuel deadly wildfires in Portugal was more likely because of global warming.

States Betting on Giant Batteries to Cut Carbon

Some states and power companies are rolling out a new weapon against fossil fuels — giant batteries.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Happy(?) Birthday Temperature Spiral

The temperature spiral that went viral is one year old and shows that global warming isn't slowing down.

Glacier National Park Is Losing Its Glaciers

Over the past 50 years, some of Glacier National Park's namesake glaciers have shrunk by as much as 85 percent.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

Through April, this year is the hottest on record for several Southern and Ohio Valley states.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.