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Carbon Pricing Pays the Way for Cleaner Energy

Leading cap-and-trade programs are spending billions on clean energy and other climate programs.

Largest Offshore Wind Farm Approved for UK Coast

The project is expected to generate enough electricity to power nearly 2 million homes, supporting 900 jobs.

California Water Becomes Scarce and Energy Hungry

Researchers say slashing the energy requirements of the water supply will become critical as drought becomes more common.

U.S. No. 2 to China in Clean Energy Investments in 2014

A new Bloomberg report shows that clean energy investments in the U.S. are growing again.

Study Downgrades Climate Impact of Wood Burning

Traditional wood burning is more sustainable and less environmentally damaging than previously thought.

U.S. at Brink of Turning Point in Energy

Oil prices and advancements in renewables in 2014 set the scene for a major turning point in energy in 2015.

Washington State Offers Ambitious Cap-and-Trade Plan

Washington's governor has proposed a sophisticated and broad carbon cap-and-trade program.

Green Bonds May Help Limit Effects of Climate Change

Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide climate benefits.

Cheap Gas May Not Mean More Driving This Winter

Cheap gasoline may not mean people will drive more this winter, a new EIA report says.

Electric Cars a Mixed Bag For Health, Climate

New study shows that electric vehicles' environmental friendliness depends on where the electricity comes from.

Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story

New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.

West Coast States Rule Electric Vehicle Adoption in U.S.

State mandates and tax incentives make California the most popular state for buying an electric car.

Low Oil Prices May Bode Ill For Climate

Low oil prices means people will drive more and buy less efficient vehicles, increasing CO2 emissions.

‘Nuff Said: CO2 Emissions Plan Moves to Next Step

The Obama administration's plan to cut CO2 emissions moves to next step.

Pipeline Crunch Could Keep Northeast’s Heating Bills High

New Yorkers and Bostonians will pay higher natural gas prices this winter because of a pipeline crunch.

What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

This Is How the U.S. Power Grid Works

As part of "Grid Week" in mid-November, the U.S. Department of Energy shows how the power grid operates.

Clues Show How Green Electricity May Be in 2050

How people get their electricity and where it comes from is on the brink of major change in the U.S.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

The U.S. is technologically able to kick its fossil fuels addiction by 2050, report says.

World Needs to Mind the Carbon Emissions Gap

The global effort to address carbon emissions is a start but it's not enough to avoid dangerous warming.

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Record Temperatures, Winter 2014/2015 Record highs across the U.S. this winter have markedly beat the number of record lows by a margin of 3 to 2.

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