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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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

Trump Orders Review of Obama Offshore Drilling Plan

President Trump has ordered a review of the nation's offshore oil and gas leasing program.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

Environmental Rules Played Minor Role in Coal’s Decline

Environmental regulations played a small role in the coal industry's decline, a Columbia University report says.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Pollution From Canada’s Oil Sands May Be Underreported

A new study shows air pollution from Canada's oil sands could be 4 times higher than previously reported.

We Just Breached the 410 Parts Per Million Threshold

The world's marquee carbon dioxide observatory just recorded a major climate milestone.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.

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Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know? The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes.

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