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For Canada, Tar Sands Are Bigger Than Keystone XL

For Canada, the tar sands' future hinges on the economic opportunity to bring oil reserves to market.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

Determining Methane Leaks Is Key to Climate Goals

Analysis and interactive explore how beneficial converting U.S. power from coal to natural gas could be.

Using CO2 Emissions to Pump Oil May Help the Climate

Capturing CO2 from coal power plants and using it to produce crude oil could help the climate, experts say.

Report Paints Bleak Future for Nuclear Power

The nuclear power industry is on the decline worldwide as costs rise and reactors age, a new report says.

Waiting to Slash CO2 Emissions? It Could Cost You

The cost of delayed action on climate change could spike if no action is taken, the White House says.

Warming Threatens Roads, Ports and Planes, Report Says

Transportation could be both a cause and a casualty of climate change, according to a new report.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

Court Ruling May Reverberate on ‘Social Cost’ of Carbon

The climate costs of carbon emissions from any new fossil fuel project on public land will have to be calculated.

U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking

The U.S. scored 13th in global energy efficiency ranking, or near the bottom of the world's 16 largest economies.

Renewables Revolution Could be in Management, Not Tech

Renewables revolution over the next decade may exist in how power is managed, not in new technology.

U.S. and China Lead the Way on Carbon Capture & Storage

A new China-U.S. agreement looks like giving much-needed stimulus to development of the technology.

6 Degrees: Costly Weather, Drought, Fires and the Heat

Extreme weather dominates the top climate stories that happened this week and there's a quiz too.

So You Think You Know Renewables? Take the Quiz

Though renewables have advanced since they were invented, it might surprise how long they've been around.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Measuring Cow & Pig Emissions Goes to New Heights

Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.

U.S. Public Lands Fading As Fossil Fuels Source

Fossil fuels are shifting away from national forests and other public lands because of coincidence of geology.

New Report Outlines ‘Pathways’ to Cut CO2 Emissions

There are pathways to reduce CO2 emissions and meet a key climate target but time is running out.

Engineers Warn UK Infrastructure at Risk from Climate

Engineers warn more unpredictable weather will bring serious challenges to infrastructure.

North Dakota, Texas Send U.S. Oil Boom Skyrocketing

The U.S. is amid a CO2-heavy crude oil boom mainly because of fracking in two states — Texas and North Dakota.

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A Hurricane Season With Supersized and Shrunken Storms The contrast between gigantic Hurricane Igor and tiny Hurricane Paula.