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The Climate Questions the Next President Should Answer

With no questions about climate change at the presidential debates, here's what experts say we should be asking.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

Oil, Gas and Cows Culprits in Methane Spike, Study Says

New research finds that cows and wetlands are driving a rise in methane emissions more than oil and gas.

191 Countries Strike Deal to Cut Aircraft Emissions

An agreement struck Thursday could allow airlines to grow without also growing their impact on the climate.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.

Ethanol in U.S. Gas Tanks is Backfiring for Climate Change

Researchers say the Renewable Fuel Standard is failing to deliver on its environmental promises.

Climate Letters to the Future That Should Inspire You Now

DearTomorrow is archiving letters to the future about climate change to inspire action in the present.

New York City Accelerates Emissions Reduction Goals

The city plans to expand renewables, improve efficiency and transition to electric vehicles to cut emissions.

Greenhouse Gases From Reservoirs Fuel Climate Change

Reservoirs are responsible for 1.3 percent of global man-made greenhouse gas emissions, a study says.

Appeals Court Mulls Challenge to Clean Power Plan

The legal challenge to the Clean Power Plan was argued in federal appeals court on Tuesday.

The Biggest Loser in Last Night’s Debate? Climate Change

Climate change was a missed opportunity during the first presidential debate on Monday night.

Clean Power Plan Faces Appeals Court Showdown

Legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan will be argued in a federal appeals court Tuesday.

America’s Climate Plan Falls Short of its Promises

If America wants to keep its promises to the world, it will need to clamp down more on pollution.

100 Countries Push to Phase Out HFCs

Hydrofluorocarbon used in air conditioners could add 0.5°C to global temperatures by the end of the century.

UN Climate Pact Moves Closer to Taking Effect

A slew of documents filed on Wednesday pushed the new UN climate treaty closer to taking effect.

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ Wins National Award

Climate Central’s groundbreaking series Pulp Fiction won the Online News Association award for explanatory journalism.

UN Expects 20 Nations to Join Paris Pact Next Week

At least 20 countries have indicated they will join the Paris climate agreement at a United Nations event on Sept. 21.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.


Tornadoes by State The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

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