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Tar Sands Mining Makes Leap from Canada to Utah

A Canadian company has opened the first commercial tar sands mining operation in the United States.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Warming May Boost Carbon Storage on Public Lands

Public lands could store 20 percent more carbon by 2050 because of climate change, a new study says.

Obama Says Paris Climate Talks Bound to ‘Fall Short’

President Obama said any deal at the Paris climate talks will fall short of slowing global warming.

Rising Emissions Threaten Goal of Poverty-Free World

If the world is to end extreme poverty, emissions must fall to near zero by 2100, researchers said.

China Announces World’s Largest Cap and Trade Program

China announced the world's largest cap and trade program on Friday, in a step toward tackling climate change.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Jersey Shore Eyed for Offshore Wind Farms

Waters off the Jersey Shore are being auctioned in November for offshore wind farm development.

Number of U.S. Coal Mines Falls to Lowest on Record

New coal mine starts hit their lowest number in at least a decade in 2013.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

U.N.: Paris Climate Summit Pledges Won’t Avoid Warming

The U.N.’s climate chief and UK government sources have warned that global emissions cuts will fall short.

Climate Researchers Plan Glider Mission to Edge of Space

A glider designed to reach the edge of space will study weather and climate at 90,000 feet.

Government to Spend Millions on Solar Power Research

The Obama administration announced more than $100 million in solar power research grants this week.

Warming Casts Shadow Over Oil Leasing on Public Lands

Climate change presents a challenge to land managers leasing public lands for oil and gas development.

Odds Increasing That 2015 Will Be Warmest Year

August continued the parade of months in 2015 at or near the top of the temperature rankings.

Nuclear Capacity Set to Grow by 45 Percent by 2035

Global nuclear power generation capacity could increase by more than 45 percent in the next 20 years.

Submerged Cities Seen in Worst-Case Climate Scenario

Coastal cities could be submerged beneath 200 feet of water if all of the world's fossil fuels are burned.

Climate Change Could Put Tribes’ Electric Systems at Risk

Electric power lines and power plants on tribal lands are highly vulnerable to climate change.