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More than 1,000 New Coal Plants Planned Worldwide

World Resources Institute identified 1,200 coal plants in planning across 59 countries, roughly three-quarters in China and India.

Doha Conference Negotiator: Carbon Cuts Talks Must Wait

Brazil's Figueiredo says a Kyoto protocol extension must take priority at the Doha climate negotiations.

Emissions Trading Used to Subsidize Overseas Rivals

Report reveals European steel & cement giants buy cheap carbon credits abroad to avoid cutting their own emissions.

Report: Coal Plants Smothering Communities of Color

New NAACP analysis pinpoints the disproportionate impact from coal-fired power plants on minorities and the poor.

How Shale Will Reshape America’s Role in the World

American energy independence looks likely to trigger the next great geopolitical shift in the modern world.

Biotech Claims GM Trees are Fuel Industry ‘Game-Changer’

An Israeli company claims its gene-altering technique is integral to the UN's 'global green economy' vision.

Obama Affirms Support for Action on Climate Change

At a press conference on Wednesday, President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to addressing climate change.

Amid Energy Boom, Report Warns of Unsustainable Path

Report shows impacts of U.S. oil & gas boom and cautions countries are running out of time to limit global warming gases.

Kyoto Protocol: Australia Signs up for Second Phase

Australia's commitment to binding emission reductions up to 2020 gives fresh hopes for progress at climate talks.

Bill McKibben’s Campus Crusade for Climate

Activist Bill McKibben launches a climate road show, drumming up a little rage for an audience in search of a little leadership.

Gas Flaring is Wasting Fuel and Fueling Climate Change

Figures show gas flaring among major oil countries contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like Italy.

Will Sandy Be the Climate Change Wakeup Call We Need?

Global warming almost certainly made Hurricane Sandy worse than it would otherwise have been.

Scientists Eat Crow on Geoengineering Test. Me, Too

A rogue individual conducting his or her own geoengineering experiment was thought unlikely. Until it happened recently.

‘Virtual Water’ - A New Way to Look at Climate Impacts

A Princeton University research team has found a side benefit that may partially offset the emissions impact of world trade.

Churches Send Jolt of Energy to Mich. Renewables Plan

Faith communities see moral obligation to support an amendment requiring utilities to buy more renewable energy.

Norway to Double Carbon Tax on Oil Industry

Extra funding for climate change mitigation and forestry programs also part of oil-rich nation's radical program.

Temperature Target May Doom Climate Talks, Study Says

A new study finds that using a temp threshold as a building block of a global climate treaty may guarantee failure.

Report: Can U.S. Carbon Emissions Keep Falling?

A Climate Central analysis illustrates how the current downward trend in U.S. carbon emissions is unlikely to continue.

As the U.S. Warms, Power Plants Face New Water Limits

By decreasing river levels & raising water temps, climate change is putting electrical utilities under greater water stress.

Studies: Offshore Wind Potential is Huge

The U.S. could meet its electricity needs by harnessing wind from offshore & at higher altitudes, according to new research.


20 Big U.S. Cities that Should Worry About Sea Level Rise 20 U.S. cities with populations over 300,000 that are most likely to be dramatically affected by sea level rise.