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New Tar Sands Impact on Climate, Air Quality Found

A new study finds that the Canadian tar sands are a major source of secondary organic aerosols.

U.S. Leads Globe in Oil Production for Third Year

The U.S. led the world in oil production last year for third year in a row, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Global Warming Will Hit Poorer Countries Hardest

Tropical regions are likely to suffer the biggest increase in hot days and extreme weather, scientists say.

Power Plant Emissions Fall to Lowest Level in Decades

Falling carbon emissions from the electric power sector could help states meet their climate goals.

EPA Moves to Regulate Oil and Gas Methane Emissions

The EPA announced new methane emissions regulations for oil and gas operations on Thursday.

Global 2040 Forecast Sees Only Slight Fall in Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels will still be the dominate energy source on the planet in 2040, a U.S. government forecast shows.

Shipping Industry Pressured to Set Carbon Targets

No carbon emissions targets have been set for international shipping... yet.

Governments Should Study Worst-Case Warming: U.N.

A U.N. panel said that governments should study the worst-case global warming scenarios.

Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

More natural gas is coming from fracking than ever before, and much of it is being used for electricity.

Paris Pact Could Benefit From Halt of Fossil Fuel Leases

Phasing out coal, oil and gas leasing could help the U.S. meet its Paris climate goals, a new study says.

Strong El Niño Helped Lower U.S. Heating Costs

The strong El Niño in the tropical Pacific contributed to lower energy demand in the U.S. this winter.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

2016 Election Critical to Success of Paris Climate Pact

The outcome of the U.S. presidential election will be critical to the success of the Paris climate pact.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

The Suit Against the Clean Power Plan, Explained

Seven things to know about the Clean Power Plan as it winds its way through the courts.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.

The Shum Show: Bubbling Up

Warm waters are taking a toll on both coral reefs & ice sheets.

U.S., China to Sign Paris Climate Accord in April

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters will sign the Paris climate change agreement in New York.

Sean Sublette on 2°C on The Weather Channel

Sean Sublette discusses the long- and short-term implications of surpassing 2°C of warming.

Study Questions China’s CO2 Emissions Dip

China's carbon emissions may have risen in 2014, despite earlier estimates stating otherwise.

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2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss This year's loss won't be quite as dramatic as last year's record, but it's still pretty significant.

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