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90 Percent of New Power in Europe From Renewables

Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year.

Dakota Pipeline Greenlighted As Fossil Fuels Move to Fore

The Army Corps of Engineers has approved an easement that allows the final link in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Warming-Driven Heat Waves Could Tax U.S. Electrical Grid

More frequent heat waves will drive up electricity demand, potentially costing billions in infrastructure upgrades.

Toxic Mercury Levels on the Rise in Great Lakes Wildlife

Scientists are seeing an uptick of mercury levels in Great Lakes fish and birds as waters warm.

Scotland Eyes 50 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

Scotland unveils a plan encouraging residents to use low- or zero-carbon sources for half their energy.

The West’s Largest Coal Plant May Close. It’s a Big Deal.

The West's largest coal-fired power plant may close — a symbolic blow to coal as America's chief source of electricity.

Trump Revives Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

President Trump has signed executive orders advancing two controversial oil pipelines.

Decoding Trump’s White House Energy Plan

Trump’s “America First Energy Plan” is replete with specious claims about climate and energy policy.

Perry Dodges Climate Questions, Defends Energy Dept.

Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday.

Pruitt Dances on Climate, Calls for Change at EPA

Senators grilled EPA administrator nominee Scott Pruitt on climate change during his confirmation hearing.

Interior Nominee Zinke Doubles Down on Coal

Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the Trump administration’s vow to recommit America to fossil fuels.

Canada’s Vast Source of Climate Pollution May Go Bust

Low oil prices threaten oil sands mines in Canada — a major source of carbon pollution.

Trump Nominees Should Answer These Climate Questions

Climate and energy experts say these are the most important questions to ask Trump's cabinet nominees.

U.S. on Track to Become Net Energy Exporter by 2026

The U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2026, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

As Donald Trump takes office, here are four energy issues to watch in 2017.

These Are the 10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016

From dead coral to hopeful deals, these are the stories that mattered most about climate change.

Solar Farms Expected to Outpace Natural Gas in U.S.

2016 has been a milestone year for energy, and one of the biggest winners is likely to be solar power.

Obama Bars Arctic Drilling Ahead of Trump Inauguration

The White House put vast swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans off limits to drilling on Tuesday.

24 States Urge Trump to Kill Clean Power Plan

The states requested the incoming government undo the Clean Power Plan enacted by the current administration.

Trump Reportedly Pivots to Zinke for Interior Post

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., for Interior Secretary.