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Fracking Emissions Fall; Texas Still King of GHGs

New EPA data show fracking methane emissions fell in 2013, but coal pollution is on the rise again.

Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

The Fuel You Use For Heating Depends on Where You Live

How you heat your home depends a lot on where you live, and it has implications on your carbon footprint.

Study: Natural Gas Reliance Impediment to Renewables

A new study suggests that U.S. reliance on natural gas is an impediment to developing wind and solar power.

China, U.S. Make Treaty Pledges During Climate Summit

The U.N. Climate Summit revealed that China and the U.S. are striving to strike an international climate deal.

Analysts, States Bullish on Success of Clean Power Plan

Morgan Stanley analysts upbeat about prospects of success of CO2 reduction goals.

Obama at Summit: ‘We Have to Answer the Climate Call’

World leaders gathered on Tuesday to talk climate change at the United Nations Headquarters.

Three Decades Until Carbon Budget Is Eaten Through

If current trends continue, we'll blow past the world's 3.7°F warming goal in 28 years.

Report: Prevent Climate Effects by Fixing World Economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.

The $90 Trillion Climate-Stabilizing Cookbook

A new report shows how the world could become wealthier by spending more on clean energy infrastructure.

Coal Power Shows Zero Growth in 2014, Report Shows

As electric power generating capacity continues to grow, the growth is fueled mostly by natural gas and solar power.

Tropical Dams an Underestimated Methane Source

New data supports the idea that methane emissions from hydroelectric dams outweigh the benefits.

States Suing to Stop CO2 Cuts Prep For Them Anyway

States are suing to stop the Clean Power Plan even as they're preparing for the plan to take effect.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

New Global ‘Roadmap’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads

Roads can disrupt the natural world, but new research lays out how to help the two coexist.

Wind, Solar Boosting Investment in Power Lines

Wind and solar power are helping to drive major new investment in electric power transmission lines in the U.S.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

Coal Plants Lock in 300 Billion Tons of CO2 Emissions

Coal plants are committing the Earth to billions of tons of CO2 emissions in the coming decades.

Can Birds Be Protected From Huge Solar Plants?

Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.

Coal Terminal Decision Highlights Exports’ GHGs

Oregon coal terminal permit denial points to uncertainty about how coal exports greenhouse gas emissions.

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Fall Temperature Trends The big picture is clear: Overall, fall is warming across the U.S, 0.46F per decade since 1970.