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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.

100 Days of Climate: Week 5

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

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.

Trump Revives Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

President Trump has signed executive orders advancing two controversial oil pipelines.

Trump White House Distorts Wages Figure on First Day

The White House published an incorrect figure to justify Trump's drive to eliminate environmental rules.

Trump Just Deleted Obama’s Climate Change Webpages

Obama's climate change webpages on whitehouse.gov were some of the first casualties of the Trump era.

Scientists Are Reminding the World That Science Matters

On the day of Trump's inauguration, scientists are tweeting why science matters more than ever.

Decoding Trump’s White House Energy Plan

Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” is replete with specious claims about climate and energy policy.

Perry Dodges Climate Questions, Defends Energy Dept.

Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday.

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