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Nuclear Decommissioning Threatens Climate Targets

Nuclear is now the largest low-carbon power source in Europe and the United States.

Global Power Sector Emissions to Peak in 2026

Despite gains, emissions will still be above levels agreed to under the Paris climate agreement.

The U.S. Hit a Wind and Solar Power Milestone in March

Ten percent of all electricity generated in the U.S. in March came from wind and solar power — a first.

Drop in Renewable Costs Leads to Record Global Boost

Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals even as investments decline in renewables.

State and Corporate Climate Action Just Got Serious

More than 1,200 businesses and states have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

Fact-Checking Trump: Coal Mines Open, Prospects Bleak

The coal industry faces a bleak future despite small coal mine openings touted by President Trump on Thursday.

Trump’s Base the Big Winner from Paris Withdrawal

Trump’s decision to quit the Paris agreement handed a symbolic victory to his nationalist supporters.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Budget Guts U.S. Carbon Capture, Storage Research

The White House's proposed 2018 budget slashes funding for federal carbon capture and storage programs.

Larson Talks Climate-Friendly Cars on Weather Channel

New research shows electric cars emit more greenhouse gases than hybrids in some states.

Climate-Friendly Cars by State

A car’s climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-i…

Coal Use Declining in the U.S.

Here's how the decline in coal use is linked to climate-friendly cars.

What Makes a Car Climate Friendly?

Here's what makes a car climate friendly.

Electric Cars Becoming Popular As Grid Gets Greener

Electric car owners in Tennessee view climate benefits as nice extras — not as key selling points.

White House Budget Aims to Kill ‘Crazy’ Climate Science

The White House's 2018 budget targets federal climate science, regulations.

Swiss Voters Embrace Shift to Renewable Energy

Results show the Swiss population wants a new energy policy without depending on nuclear power.

Focus on Carbon Removal a ‘High-Stakes Gamble’

Don't bet the future of the climate on negative emissions technology, Stanford University scientists say.

Indian Solar Prices Hit New Low, Undercutting Fossil Fuels

Plummeting wholesale prices put the country on track to meet its renewable energy targets.

Interior Dept. Vows to Amend Methane Rule After Setback

The Interior Department has flagged the waste prevention rule as one it will suspend, revise or rescind.

Spending Deal Overrides Climate Science on Wood Energy

Unscientific climate policy buried in a bipartisan spending deal could persist through future administrations.

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More Lake-Effect Snow As the U.S. and globe have warmed, lake-effect snowfall amounts have been on the rise.

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