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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.

Fracked Oil, Gas Well Defects Leading to Methane Leaks

A Cornell University study says shale gas well defects lead to methane leaks in Pennsylvania.

Basis for EPA Clean Power Plan Cuts a ‘Mystery’

The biggest CO2 emitter won’t need to make the biggest emissions cuts under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

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.

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CO2 Hits Climate Milestone April was the first month in human history with average CO2 levels above 400 ppm.