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These 9 EU Countries Are Leading the Renewable Charge

The number of EU countries that have met their 2020 renewables goals early continues to rise.

Low Oil Prices Force Slowdown of U.S. Tar Sands Project

Low oil prices and the loss of a contractor have forced a Utah oil sands project to slow to a near halt.

Obama Confident in Climate Plan Despite Court Setback

The Supreme Court halted the Obama administration's most sweeping climate change policy on Tuesday.

Countries Embrace New Rules to Limit Airline Emissions

The United States and 22 other countries agree to cut airlines' emissions over the next 12 years.

Dutch Lawmakers Call for Halt to Wood Energy Subsidies

Dutch lawmakers are worried that subsidizing wood fuel will extend the lives of coal power plants.

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm to Be Built in U.K.

Dong Energy makes final investment decision on 1.2-gigawatt project that will power more than a million U.K. homes.

Climate Economists React to Obama’s Proposed Oil Tax

This is what climate economists think Obama's proposed oil tax would mean for the climate and policy.

California Narrowly Upholds Key Policy For Solar Growth

California delivered a narrow victory to the solar industry, maintaining a policy that has underpinned solar's growth.

Europe Probes Wood Energy Market, Climate Impacts

American manufacturers complained that U.K. subsidies for wood pellets are pushing up their costs.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

Denmark Just Set a Wind Power Record…Again

For the second year in a row, Denmark set a world record for wind power generation.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.

Solar Job Boom Continues As Prices Spur Demand

The solar power industry continued its hiring spree in 2015, growing 12 times faster than overall U.S. employment.

U.S. Coal Production Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2015

U.S. coal production in 2015 dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to falling natural gas prices.

Hydropower Said to Put Climate, Biodiversity at Risk

Dam building in tropical forests could harm the climate and biodiversity, a new study says.

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Ocean Acidification: More CO2 = More Acidic CO2 mixes with seawater to form carbonic acid, making the oceans more acidic.

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