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U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking

The U.S. scored 13th in global energy efficiency ranking, or near the bottom of the world's 16 largest economies.

New Report Outlines ‘Pathways’ to Cut CO2 Emissions

There are pathways to reduce CO2 emissions and meet a key climate target but time is running out.

Basis for EPA Clean Power Plan Cuts a ‘Mystery’

The biggest CO2 emitter won’t need to make the biggest emissions cuts under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

Clean Power Plan Exempts Major CO2 Emitters

The Clean Power Plan may allow some coal-fired power plants to operate without having to slash CO2.

Renewables as Tourist Attractions? Only in Germany

A guidebook selling well in Germany details 200 renewable energy sites it thinks will appeal to tourists.

Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

Energy Information Administration's online energy map shows infrastructure in path of extreme weather.

Drought Prompts Fear of Blackouts at World Cup

Brazil’s worst drought in decades is severely reducing hydropower energy supplies in advance of World Cup.

IEA Graphic Shows How to Radically Reduce CO2

The IEA's fascinating graphic shows how radically CO2 emissions need to be reduced by 2050.

New Design Delivers Round-the-Clock Solar Power

With a new design, the power of the Sun can now keep electricity turbines running both night and day.

Building Bike Commuters, One Bike Lane at a Time

Bicycle commuting can improve health and mitigate climate change, but states are in neutral.

Tech Giant Apple Details Its Progress on Climate Targets

Tech giant Apple claims that 94 percent of its corporate facilities are now powered by renewable energy.

At-Risk Cities May Help Drive Climate Change Solutions

Smart choices by cities like Miami in planning & investment could hold key to cutting emissions.

Major Greenhouse Gas Reductions Needed by 2050: IPCC

IPCC report's last installment says major shift to renewable energy needed to limit CO2 emissions.

6 Degrees: IPCC Warning, Blackouts, Ita and Drought

IPCC warns about climate change, weather-related power outages, drought, Cyclone Ita and more.

World Bank: Climate Change Will ‘Lead to Battles for Food’

Jim Yong Kim urges campaigners & scientists to work together to form a plan to fight climate change.

Drilling, Fracking Efficiency Fuels Oil and Gas Boom

Advances in drilling technology mean more oil and more gas being produced more efficiently in the U.S.

Hopes Pinned on Kemper Power Plant to Make ‘Clean Coal’

The $5 billion facility is capable of capturing and storing CO2 emissions, but many remain skeptical.

Switch to Gas From Coal May Threaten Water Supply

One of the high costs of power plants switching to natural gas from coal could be the high demand for water.

Natural Gas May Benefit Climate Despite Methane Leaks

Burning natural gas for electricity still better for climate than coal, despite major methane leaks, study says.

White Roofs May Partially Offset Summer Warming by 2100

White roofs could keep U.S. cities cool in the summer, but precipitation winter temperature benefits are mixed.

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.