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Climate-Friendly Energy Star Program Could be Cut

The Energy Star program is as much a climate program as it is an energy savings program.

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

EPA Withdraws Request for Methane Data

The EPA has withdrawn a request for methane emissions data from the oil and gas industry.

Trump Wants to ‘Zero Out’ EPA Programs

The Trump administration wants to “zero out” many climate-related programs and grants.

European Climate Action Faces Crucial Moment

Cap-and-trade, an original weapon in the fight against warming, faces obsolescence in Europe.

Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule

Congress could use a rarely-invoked law to permanently kill an Obama-era methane emissions regulation.

This is What 4 Million Solar Panels Look Like From Space

China is home to the world's largest solar farm. It looks pretty spectacular from space.

Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for Electricity in U.S.

For the first time in North America, wind powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Feb. 12.

America’s Climate Pollution is Falling, EPA Report Says

Greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels.

EU Must Shut All Coal Plants to Meet Paris Pledges

Europe will vastly overshoot its carbon emissions target unless it closes all 300 coal-fired power stations by 2030.

90 Percent of New Power in Europe From Renewables

Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year.

Conservatives Push Carbon Tax to Address Climate Crisis

A group of prominent conservatives is pushing for a carbon tax that pays cash dividends to Americans.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Warming-Driven Heat Waves Could Tax U.S. Electrical Grid

More frequent heat waves will drive up electricity demand, potentially costing billions in infrastructure upgrades.

Toxic Mercury Levels on the Rise in Great Lakes Wildlife

Scientists are seeing an uptick of mercury levels in Great Lakes fish and birds as waters warm.

Scotland Eyes 50 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

Scotland unveils a plan encouraging residents to use low- or zero-carbon sources for half their energy.

New Power Plant Shows India is Serious About Solar

The vast project in Ramanathapuram is the world's largest solar power station in a single location.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

Record Judge Vacancies Could See Trump Recast Courts

President Trump could reshape the federal courts by filling 114 vacant judge positions with foes of regulations.