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Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

More natural gas is coming from fracking than ever before, and much of it is being used for electricity.

Hurricanes Boost Carbon Storage in Southeastern Forests

Hurricanes supercharge forests' ability to store carbon, Duke University researchers have found.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

Carbon Fee Debate Goes Mainstream in Washington State

A carbon tax ballot measure in Washington state is dividing the region's environmental groups.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

With The Paris Agreement Signed, Hard Work Begins

Developing a system under which climate pledges are reviewed and improved is 'essential' for success.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice

Scientists don't know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Studies Show Link Between Red Meat and Climate Change

Shifting diets away from meat could slash greenhouse gas emissions and curb deforestation worldwide.

Here’s What Happens When Companies Track Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?

Rooftops in Cloudy Places Could Be Solar Gold Mines

Cloudy cities in the northeast could be gold mines for rooftop solar potential, research shows.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

The Shum Show: Charging Up the Future

While it certainly presents challenges, climate change also opens doors to new opportunities for innovation and development in technology —…

Farmland Could Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Change

Carbon could be stored in soil as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

The Shum Show: Bubbling Up

Warm waters are taking a toll on both coral reefs & ice sheets.

U.S., China to Sign Paris Climate Accord in April

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters will sign the Paris climate change agreement in New York.

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Western Wildfire Trends An updated Climate Central analysis shows large wildfires are becoming more common and destructive.

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