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Climate Impact of Soot Is Exaggerated, Study Says

Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.

The Fuel You Use For Heating Depends on Where You Live

How you heat your home depends a lot on where you live, and it has implications on your carbon footprint.

Study: Natural Gas Reliance Impediment to Renewables

A new study suggests that U.S. reliance on natural gas is an impediment to developing wind and solar power.

Analysts, States Bullish on Success of Clean Power Plan

Morgan Stanley analysts upbeat about prospects of success of CO2 reduction goals.

Coal Power Shows Zero Growth in 2014, Report Shows

As electric power generating capacity continues to grow, the growth is fueled mostly by natural gas and solar power.

States Suing to Stop CO2 Cuts Prep For Them Anyway

States are suing to stop the Clean Power Plan even as they're preparing for the plan to take effect.

China Works Toward Kicking its Coal Habit

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.

Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier, Live Longer

A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself 10 times over with health benefits.

Coal Plants Lock in 300 Billion Tons of CO2 Emissions

Coal plants are committing the Earth to billions of tons of CO2 emissions in the coming decades.

Coal Terminal Decision Highlights Exports’ GHGs

Oregon coal terminal permit denial points to uncertainty about how coal exports greenhouse gas emissions.

How Climate Friendly is Bike Sharing? It’s Complicated

There's a lot scientists don't know about how bike sharing programs encourage less driving.

Keystone XL Will Spike Oil Demand and CO2, Study Says

New study says the State Department may have greatly underestimated Keystone XL's CO2 emissions.

For Canada, Tar Sands Are Bigger Than Keystone XL

For Canada, the tar sands' future hinges on the economic opportunity to bring oil reserves to market.

See Power Plants Most Vulnerable to Flooding

A new mapping tool shows how floods could drown some of the nation’s most critical power plants.

Waiting to Slash CO2 Emissions? It Could Cost You

The cost of delayed action on climate change could spike if no action is taken, the White House says.

6 Degrees: Star Wars, Energy Ranks, Cool Pics & More

Find out what you missed in climate news this week in our 6 Degrees weekly roundup.

Court Ruling May Reverberate on ‘Social Cost’ of Carbon

The climate costs of carbon emissions from any new fossil fuel project on public land will have to be calculated.

So You Think You Know Renewables? Take the Quiz

Though renewables have advanced since they were invented, it might surprise how long they've been around.

6 Degrees: Hot Summers, a Few Tornadoes & Cows, Pigs

Summers get hotter, tornado season fizzles, cow manure worsens methane, plan to cut CO2 and more.

Measuring Cow & Pig Emissions Goes to New Heights

Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.

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Can Rain Cause More Fire? This graphic shows how volatile precipitation patterns can lead to more fires in some states. Produced by DuKode Studio.