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After Scorching Heat, Earth Likely to Get Respite in 2017

In a welcome break, a new annual heat record is unlikely in 2017 since the effect of El Niño is fading.

Biomass Power Slumps as EPA, Industry Spar on Science

Wood energy can help industries manage waste, but it's not as climate friendly as Congress claims.

Legal Doubts Over California’s Cap-and-Trade Program

California's cap-and-trade program is in legal doubt, but state officials are publicly ignoring the problem.

As Earth Swelters, Global Warming Target in Danger

The Earth is so hot this year that a limit for global warming agreed by world leaders is in danger of being breached.

Europe Aims to Close Loophole on Wood Energy

Europeans are working to close a loophole in their climate rules that promotes harmful wood energy.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

Cities Rush to Measure Climate Footprint After Paris Deal

The number of cities reporting on their efforts to tackle global warming has skyrocketed.

Artificial Leaf Turns CO2 Emissions Into Fuel

Scientists are developing an artificial leaf that can turn carbon dioxide emissions into fuel.

China’s Coal Peak Hailed as Turning Point

Economists say an achievement by the world’s biggest polluter may be a significant milestone, rather than a blip.

Scientists Urge Obama to End Federal Coal Leasing

Scientists are calling for the Obama administration to ban coal development on federal public lands.

EPA Finding Clears Way for Limit on Aircraft Emissions

The EPA has declared jet engine exhaust a contributor to climate change that endangers public health.

Global Economy Becoming Less Energy Intense

It takes less energy to keep the world’s businesses and industry humming today than in the past.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

June 2016 was the 14th consecutive month of record heat for the globe.

Global Climate Spending Focusing on Forest Protection

A study finds that the U.S. and four other developed countries are spending billions to keep forests intact.

Efficiency, Clean Energy Put Dent in CO2 Emissions

A new report shows electric power utilities are reducing carbon pollution that fuels climate change.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

Removing carbon from the atmosphere may be necessary to keep global warming from exceeding 2°C.

Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices

The Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan made carbon prices in the Northeast tumble.

Here’s What Your July 4 Road Trip Means for the Climate

Carbon emissions from transportation are becoming America's largest source of climate pollution.

Mexico, Canada, U.S. to Make Clean Power Pledge

North America's biggest countries will try to generate half of their electricity from zero-carbon sources.