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UK and Germany Break Records for Solar Power

In the recent weeks, Britain and Germany have broken records for generating solar electricity.

World Bank: Tackling Climate Will Grow the Economy

Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change.

5 Graphics That Show U.S. Climate Change Costs

Graphics from a new report show just how much climate change will cost U.S. and what regions will lose the most.

Texas Breaks Wind Power Production Record

Texas' wind farms set a record in March for the most wind power the state has ever produced.

New Report Puts Price Tag on Climate Change in U.S.

A new report by the Risky Business Project quantifies the impacts of climate change on the U.S. economy.

Climate Change Puts World’s Energy Systems at Risk

Generators from nuclear reactors & coal-fired power plants will feel the brunt of weather changes, report says.

EPA Starts Taking Comments on Clean Power Plan

The EPA is kicking off a four-month public comment period on the Clean Power Plan.

Derelict Oil Wells May Be Major Methane Emitters

A Princeton University study finds that abandoned oil and gas wells could be a major source of methane emissions.

New Energy Maps Show 4 Cool Things About Renewables

The new U.S. Energy Mapping System shows four really cool things about renewables in the U.S.

Clean Power Plan Exempts Major CO2 Emitters

The Clean Power Plan may allow some coal-fired power plants to operate without having to slash CO2.

Renewables as Tourist Attractions? Only in Germany

A guidebook selling well in Germany details 200 renewable energy sites it thinks will appeal to tourists.

Grass is Greener for the Future of Biofuels

A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists can make biofuel from wild-growing switchgrass.

Air Conditioner Use in Cities Trigger Vicious Cycle

Increasing use of air conditioners are worsening the problem of cities getting hotter as climate changes.

Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

Energy Information Administration's online energy map shows infrastructure in path of extreme weather.

Clean Power Plan Follows Uneven CO2 Emissions Trend

The EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan follows many ups and downs in power plant CO2 emissions.

Interactive Map Shows Details of EPA CO2 Emissions Plan

The EPA's Clean Power Plan interactive map illustrates how states will be affected by the proposed CO2 rule.

Global Renewables Report Card, Map Highlight China

New renewables status report shows China is beating the U.S. in renewables investments.

EPA Aims To Slash Power Plant CO2 by 30 Percent

Obama aims to slash CO2 pollution from the electric power sector by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Drought Prompts Fear of Blackouts at World Cup

Brazil’s worst drought in decades is severely reducing hydropower energy supplies in advance of World Cup.

6 Degrees: Kinky Rails, Rains, CO2 Emissions & More

Sun kinks warp railroads, CO2 emissions enter space age, rains and floods all top climate news this week.

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Lightning-Caused Wildfires People cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.