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NY Fracking Ban Divides Experts on Climate Impacts

Experts are divided on how the New York high-volume fracking ban will affect the climate.

Electric Cars a Mixed Bag For Health, Climate

New study shows that electric vehicles' environmental friendliness depends on where the electricity comes from.

Trillions and Quadrillions: Numbers Tell U.S. Energy Story

New interactive map shows how energy production in U.S. has grown since 1993.

6 Degrees: Warming Rates, Robots, Heating Costs & More

From warming rates to robotic floats, stay current on climate with the top news of the week.

Low Oil Prices May Bode Ill For Climate

Low oil prices means people will drive more and buy less efficient vehicles, increasing CO2 emissions.

‘Nuff Said: CO2 Emissions Plan Moves to Next Step

The Obama administration's plan to cut CO2 emissions moves to next step.

Pipeline Crunch Could Keep Northeast’s Heating Bills High

New Yorkers and Bostonians will pay higher natural gas prices this winter because of a pipeline crunch.

What’s At Stake in Lima Climate Talks

Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.

This Is How the U.S. Power Grid Works

As part of "Grid Week" in mid-November, the U.S. Department of Energy shows how the power grid operates.

Clues Show How Green Electricity May Be in 2050

How people get their electricity and where it comes from is on the brink of major change in the U.S.

6 Degrees: 2014 Records, Snowvember, CO2 and More

This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.

Report Maps Out Decarbonization Plan for U.S.

The U.S. is technologically able to kick its fossil fuels addiction by 2050, report says.

China Pledges to Slash Coal Use

On the heels of its climate pact with the U.S., China pledges to cap the amount of coal it burns by 2020.

World Needs to Mind the Carbon Emissions Gap

The global effort to address carbon emissions is a start but it's not enough to avoid dangerous warming.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

Warmer Winter Means Savings on Home Heating Costs

Warmer weather this winter could mean a 10 percent decline in natural gas use nationwide.

Economists: EPA CO2 Plan May Be Too Weak

The Clean Power Plan may not have what it takes to cut the CO2 emissions it’s setting out to slash, economists say.

Post Climate Pact, IEA Warns Fossil Fuel Trends Dire

Despite gains in renewables, the world is still on dangerous energy-related emissions path, IEA warns.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

Cutting Methane, Soot Not Enough to Tackle Warming

Cutting methane, soot and short-term pollutants will not keep global warming in check, study says.

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Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ The CCS project proposed for Linden, NJ will use a process called gasification to convert coal into hydrogen.

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