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Falling Residential Solar Costs

The cost of residential solar is dropping, now less than half of what is was in 2010.

Solar is Shining in All Communities

Solar is shining, as solar energy is increasingly powering local communities in the U.S.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

Shifting Gears: Number of Plug-in EVs Sold in the U.S.

U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars increased by a factor of 8 from 2011 to 2016

Transportation is the Biggest Source of U.S. Emissions

Transportation recently overtook electricity generation as the biggest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S.

Can Business Save the World from Climate Change?

A growing number of initiatives are giving corporations the resources to help achieve global climate goals.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

Planet Has Just 5 Percent Chance to Reach Paris Goal

Economic, emissions and population trends point to a very small chance Earth will avoid warming more than 2°C.

Alphabet Turns to Molten Salt to Store Clean Energy

Alphabet has joined a growing list of technology companies developing energy storage for renewables.

Tesla Joins Effort to Pair Batteries With Offshore Wind

Two companies are planning to build the world's largest project combining offshore wind with electricity storage.

Australia to Build One of World’s Longest EV Highways

In six months, the route from Brisbane to the small sugar town of Tully will offer 18 free recharging stations.

VW, in Settlement, to Build Electric Vehicle Stations

Volkswagen will build electric vehicle charging stations across California as part of an emissions settlement.

The Largest Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Growing in Oklahoma. It’s a Sign of the Times

A new wind farm could become the largest in the U.S. and wean states off coal-fired power plants.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

Countries With Coral Reefs Must Do More on Climate

Custodians of world heritage-listed sites should aim to keep global temperature increases to just 1.5°C.

Greenhouse Gases Are Rapidly Changing the Atmosphere

A new report shows that greenhouse gases' influence on the climate has increased 40 percent since 1990.

Rising Temps Could Bring Flight Delays Worldwide

Flight delays and restrictions could become more common as temperatures rise due to climate change.

The World Is on the Brink of an Electric Car Revolution

A flurry of electric car news this week shows that we're about to see a huge shift in how we drive.

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Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

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