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The World’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions in One Graphic

A new interactive graphic shows the greenhouse gas emissions for every country in the world.

Study: Water Use Skyrockets as Fracking Expands

Oil and gas fracking uses more and more water each year, but it varies widely from region to region.

The U.S., Brazil and China All Set Major Climate Goals

The U.S., Brazil and China all stepped up their climate commitments in a flurry of activity.

Supreme Court Blocks EPA Rule on Mercury Emissions

The court ruled that the EPA did not properly account for the financial impact on power plants and consumers.

Three Ways The World’s Power Mix Is About To Change

The world is about see big changes in power generation. Here's what you need to know.

African Utility Companies Struggle to Stay On the Grid

Sub-Saharan Africa needs a more reliable energy supply. The way it chooses to meet that need will affect the entire planet.

New Rules Would Cut Emissions From Buses, Big Rigs

Rules proposed Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would make big rigs much more efficient.

States See Renewable Future in Offshore Wind Farms

Developers and government officials are optimistic offshore wind farms could spread along U.S. coastlines.

EPA Takes Step Toward Regulating Airline Emissions

The U.S. EPA took its first steps Wednesday toward regulating greenhouse gas emissions from commercial airplanes.

Scientists Call for Halt to Canadian Oil Sands Expansion

One hundred scientists on Wednesday said further oil sands development isn’t compatible with stabilizing the climate.

G7 Carbon Goal May Come Too Late, Scientists Say

Leading climate scientists say the G7's decarbonization goal may be too little, too late.

G7 Leaders: World Needs to Phase Out Carbon Emissions

The G7 leaders have committed to decarbonizing the world's economy by 2100 but with a few caveats.

Climate Plan Will Transform How You Get Your Electricity

Four things to know about how the Clean Power Plan will change how you get electricity.

Burning Coal Is Hot; Its Warming Is Far Hotter

Global warming from burning fossil fuels can be felt within just a few months says new study.

In Stunning Reversal, ‘Big Oil’ Asks for Carbon Price

In a stunning reversal of years after years of obstructionism, oil companies are asking for a price on carbon.

Report: U.S. Can Make Good on Climate Pledge — Barely

A new report says the U.S. can just make its climate goal, but more needs to be done.

Kansas Takes Air Out of Wind Power Mandate

The Kansas renewable power mandate may become a victim of its own success.

Climate Change May Put Power Grid at Risk in the West

The West should "climate proof" its power grid or risk electricity shortages, a new study says.

Canada Sets Goal to Cut Emissions by 2030

Canada plans to cut its greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

NY Fracking Report Underscores Quake, Climate Risks

New York cites climate, pollution and earthquake risks as major uncertainties swirling around fracking.

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Keeling Curve Charles David Keeling's measurements provided the significant evidence of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration

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