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Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

Warming May Boost Wind Energy in Plains States

A new study suggests that warming is likely to bring favorable winds to some states' clean energy initiatives.

Fossil Fuels May Bring Major Changes to Carbon Dating

Fossil fuels are altering the ratio of carbon in the atmosphere, skewing the age of carbon dated objects.

U.S. Private Sector Vows To Ante Up On Climate Finance

Some of the biggest U.S. corporate names offered billions of dollars in green financing pledges on Monday.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

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

EU Climate Chief Says “No Plan B” for Paris Climate Talks

EU Climate Chief Miguel Cañete urges world leaders to force their ministers to agree a deal.

Renewables Outpace Nuclear in Major World Economies

Report shows renewables supply more electricity than nuclear in eight major world economies.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Local Actions Could Make Up Shortfall in Emissions Cuts

A new report says local action is among measures that could make up a shortfall in emissions cuts.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

The World’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions in One Graphic

A new interactive graphic shows the greenhouse gas emissions for every country in the world.

Hawaii, Vermont Set Ambitious Examples for Renewables

The two states are leading the U.S. with ambitious new standards governing their electricity supplies.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

The U.S., Brazil and China All Set Major Climate Goals

The U.S., Brazil and China all stepped up their climate commitments in a flurry of activity.

Water Use Declining as Natural Gas Grows

Explore how water use for power generation has been changing, state-by-state, since 2005.

Supreme Court Blocks EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions

The court ruled that the EPA did not properly account for the financial impact on power plants and consumers.

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Winter Precipitation Trends A graphical look at how winter precipitation is trending across the U.S.

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