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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.

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.

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.

2016: What to Look for in Energy and Climate

New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.

The Biggest Energy and Climate Stories of 2015

A look at the biggest energy stories of 2015 — a year in which world leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions.

Africa Could Lead World on Green Energy

World Energy Outlook 2015 predicts Africa could be the first to power economic growth with renewables.

U.S. Government’s Energy Use Hits 40-Year Low

The federal government's energy consumption has reached its lowest level in 40 years.

Here’s How Science Could Help Curb Global Warming

Bernadette Woods Placky looks at the role science could play in emissions reduction strategies.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

Per capita carbon emissions are falling, but Wyoming's are still seven times the national average.

U.K. Plans to Shutter All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

The U.K. plans to close all of its coal-fired power plants by 2025 to address climate change.

Shifting Gears to Cycling Would be Big Climate Boost

A shift from driving cars to cycling in big cities would become a major climate benefit.

Energy Transition Underway Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

An International Energy Agency report shows that a global transition to cleaner energy is underway.

Why Today Is a Critical Moment for the Clean Power Plan

The federal government's signature climate policy is now open to legal challenges.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

Carbon Emissions From Power Plants Hit 27-Year Low

U.S. power plants emitted less carbon dioxide in April than at any point in the prior 27 years.

White House: Efficiency Key to Tackling Climate Change

The White House on Monday announced policies designed to help homeowners act on climate change.

Surging Renewables Frame EPA’s Historic Climate Rules

As renewable energy growth projections rise, the EPA is raising its climate expectations.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

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

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US Temperature Projections If current trends in burning coal and other fossil fuels continue, average temperatures in the US are projected to increase

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