Topics Section
Content from the entire website, organized by subject

All Topics: Climate Statistics,Basics,Causes,Greenhouse Gases,Impacts,Responses,Trends,Projections,Climate,Extremes,Drought,Flooding,Heat,Hurricanes,Wildfires,Carbon Storage,Water,Snow & Ice,Oceans & Coasts,Sea Level,Food & Agriculture,Flora & Fauna,Health,Business,Policy,Energy,Efficiency,Biofuels,Fossil Fuels,Nuclear,Renewable Energy,Weather,Extreme Weather,Solutions,Landscapes,Society,Geoengineering,States of Change

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

New Grants Fund Research for Underseas Carbon Storage

The federal government is spending $12 million on carbon capture and storage research.

Recession Caused U.S. Emissions Drop, Study Says

A new study finds that the recession, not natural gas use, caused carbon emissions to drop.

Gap Seen Between Federal Climate Policy, Coal Leasing

Public land open for coal mining in the West has not been affected by federal climate policies.

States Cut Power Plant Emissions Ahead of New EPA Rule

Forty-two states are cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants ahead of a new EPA rule.

Study: Warming Leads to Longer Flights, More Emissions

Climate change could increase airline flight times across the globe, increasing emissions.

Mountaintop Coal Falls As Renewables, Natural Gas Rise

Mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachian states has fallen 62 percent since 2008.

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.

Gallery

Acres Burned in Washington Wildfires in Washington State have increased significantly in recent years, a shift that appears linked to climate change.

View Gallery