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Why a 2°C Target for Paris?

Learn why world leaders, scientists and policymakers are sticking to a 2°C target at Paris climate talks.

Countries Pledge $10 Billion For Clean Energy Fund

World leaders took a major step this weekend toward speeding up the development of clean energy.

Transatlantic Airlines Show Big Fuel-Efficiency Gaps

The biggest transatlantic airlines are up to 51 percent less fuel-efficient than their smaller lower-cost rivals.

Global Investments in Climate Change on the Rise

Climate change investments are up 18 percent in 2014 as clean energy surges.

Paris Talks Could Improve Climate Pledges

Climate pledges submitted ahead of Paris won't do enough to slow warming, but they might improve.

What’s There to be Thankful for in Climate News?

Find out on the Shum Show with Climate Central's Multimedia Journalism Fellow, Greta Shum.

Interactive Map Unveils the Mystery of Wind Turbines

A new interactive USGS map provides detailed information on nearly 49,000 wind turbines across the U.S.

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

Where Cows and Coal Rule, So Does CO2

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

The $100 Billion Climate Question

Rich counties pledged to provide $100 billion a year in climate financing for poorer ones. Where is it?

Unmitigated Climate Change to Shrink Global Economy

New study predicts that rising temperatures due to climate change will wreak havoc on economic output.

Transportation Emissions Could Be Cut in Half by 2050

Carbon emissions from the transportation sector could be halved by 2050 with two key steps.

The Forgotten U.N. Climate Goal: 1.5°C

Island nations and others are desperate to keep global warming to less than 1.5°C, or 2.7°F.

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.

U.S. Thirst for Oil Straining International Water Supplies

U.S. energy demand strains global water supplies in a warming world.

G20 Spending on Fossil Fuels Dwarfs Renewables

G20 countries spend almost four times as much to prop up fossil fuel production as they do to subsidize renewables.

In Turning Point, Carbon Emissions Fall Among G20

Greenhouse gas emissions per capita are falling in 11 of the Group of 20 major economies.

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.

Paris Pact May Hinge on ‘Loss and Damage’ Dispute

Vulnerable countries want financial help from rich ones to cope with climate change disasters.


Northern Rockies Forest Wildfires Number of large wildfires on forested federal lands in the Northern Rockies region, including western Montana

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