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Countries Embrace New Rules to Limit Airline Emissions

The United States and 22 other countries agree to cut airlines' emissions over the next 12 years.

Climate Economists React to Obama’s Proposed Oil Tax

This is what climate economists think Obama's proposed oil tax would mean for the climate and policy.

Europe Probes Wood Energy Market, Climate Impacts

American manufacturers complained that U.K. subsidies for wood pellets are pushing up their costs.

Coal Slides to New Low As Source of Electricity

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. slid to its lowest level since the 1970s in November.

Coal Moratorium Turns Spotlight to Oil, Gas Leases

A federal coal leasing review has brought new attention to oil and gas leasing on public lands.

Study: Grid For Renewables Key to Cutting Emissions

Carbon emissions could be dramatically cut with a new power grid based on renewables, a new study says.

New Rules Would Cut Methane Vented on Public Lands

The federal government is proposing new rules for cutting methane emissions on public and tribal lands.

China’s Coal Use Declines As Electricity Demand Falls Flat

The decline may help the country’s greenhouse gas emissions peak a decade earlier than expected.

Citing Climate Change, Obama Halts Federal Coal Leasing

The Obama administration has temporarily halted coal leasing on federal lands to address climate change.

States’ Electricity Goals Have Limited Reach: Study

A Berkeley National Laboratory report shows state electricity goals making a small dent in U.S. carbon emissions.

U.S. Coal Production Dropped to 30-Year Low in 2015

U.S. coal production in 2015 dropped to its lowest level in 30 years thanks in part to falling natural gas prices.

Placky Talks Glacial Melt and Climate on GMA

Our chief meteorologist talks glacial melt on Good Morning America.

TransCanada Sues U.S. for Killing Keystone XL

TransCanada is suing the U.S. for $15 billion for killing the Keystone XL Pipeline.

2016: What to Look for in Energy and Climate

New commitments to renewables and the rippling effect of oil prices could dominate energy news in 2016.

The Biggest Energy and Climate Stories of 2015

A look at the biggest energy stories of 2015 — a year in which world leaders agreed to cut carbon emissions.

Africa Could Lead World on Green Energy

World Energy Outlook 2015 predicts Africa could be the first to power economic growth with renewables.

North Carolina, Georgia Growing New Crop of Solar Farms

Large solar power installations are catching on quickly in North Carolina and Georgia as solar panel prices fall.

U.S. Government’s Energy Use Hits 40-Year Low

The federal government's energy consumption has reached its lowest level in 40 years.

Study Sees Possible Decline in Global CO2 Emissions

Researchers are projecting that the rate of growth in global CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels may decline.

Here’s How Science Could Help Curb Global Warming

Bernadette Woods Placky looks at the role science could play in emissions reduction strategies.