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6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

How Low Oil Prices May Impact GHG Emissions

Low oil prices along with changing global oil markets could affect GHG emissions and climate change.

Polar Vortex Spiked U.S. CO2 Emissions in 2013

The polar vortex spurred a spike in CO2 emissions in 2013 as people cranked up their heat last winter.

Regulations Could Douse North Dakota Gas Flares

New regulations in North Dakota aim to reduce CO2 emissions from flaring natural gas wells.

Evidence Connects Quakes to Oil, Natural Gas Boom

Flurry of recent studies show that earthquakes are a side effect of the U.S. oil and gas boom.

Scientists: EPA Underestimating Renewables Potential

Electricity in the U.S. can be a lot more climate-friendly than the Obama administration expects it to be, a new report says.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

New ‘Slurry’ Could Make Carbon Capture More Efficient

A special “slurry” could make carbon capture and storage more efficient and cost-effective.

Huge Methane Emissions ‘Hot Spot’ Found in U.S.

A satellite has detected a huge methane emissions hot spot over a Southwest U.S. natural gas field.

World’s First Carbon Capture Power Plant Switches On

Canada's commercial CCS plant held up and proved that coal-burning is compatible with cutting emissions.

Fracking Emissions Fall; Texas Still King of GHGs

New EPA data show fracking methane emissions fell in 2013, but coal pollution is on the rise again.

Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

The Fuel You Use For Heating Depends on Where You Live

How you heat your home depends a lot on where you live, and it has implications on your carbon footprint.

Study: Natural Gas Reliance Impediment to Renewables

A new study suggests that U.S. reliance on natural gas is an impediment to developing wind and solar power.

Analysts, States Bullish on Success of Clean Power Plan

Morgan Stanley analysts upbeat about prospects of success of CO2 reduction goals.

Coal Power Shows Zero Growth in 2014, Report Shows

As electric power generating capacity continues to grow, the growth is fueled mostly by natural gas and solar power.

States Suing to Stop CO2 Cuts Prep For Them Anyway

States are suing to stop the Clean Power Plan even as they're preparing for the plan to take effect.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

Coal Plants Lock in 300 Billion Tons of CO2 Emissions

Coal plants are committing the Earth to billions of tons of CO2 emissions in the coming decades.