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Conservatives Push Carbon Tax to Address Climate Crisis

A group of prominent conservatives is pushing for a carbon tax that pays cash dividends to Americans.

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2026, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

Wind Power Enjoys Rebirth as Solar’s Obstacles Mount

The U.S. wind energy is thriving while solar power companies are in for a rough 2017.

Rick Perry Tapped to Run Energy Agency He Vowed to Kill

President-elect Trump has tapped former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the U.S. Department of Energy.

Google Plans to Be 100 Percent Renewable Next Year

Google is the biggest buyer of renewable energy in the world, and it has plans to go even further in 2017.

Sticking to 1.5°C Limit Would Protect World Economy

Limiting rising temperatures would avoid economic losses of $12 trillion, a new report says.

Trump Could Ignite ‘Dramatic’ Reversal on Clean Energy

Trump’s pledges to abolish clean energy measures could have "major consequences" as renewables surge.

States May Drive U.S. Climate Policy Under Trump

Donald Trump could scrap the Obama administration’s plans to combat climate change once he takes office.

U.S. Designates Electric Vehicle Charging Corridors

The federal government is designating 48 electric vehicle charging corridors along major U.S. highways.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

New York City Accelerates Emissions Reduction Goals

The city plans to expand renewables, improve efficiency and transition to electric vehicles to cut emissions.

100 Countries Push to Phase Out HFCs

Hydrofluorocarbon used in air conditioners could add 0.5°C to global temperatures by the end of the century.

Federal Rule Set to Speed Renewables on Public Lands

The Obama administration is expected to finalize a rule this fall aiming to fast-track renewables on federal land.

Cities Rush to Measure Climate Footprint After Paris Deal

The number of cities reporting on their efforts to tackle global warming has skyrocketed.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

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