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Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

World’s First Commercial CO2 Capture Plant Goes Live

The world's first commercial direct carbon capture plant is set to begin operations near Zurich this week.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

A Cooler Future May Hinge on Removing CO2 From the Air

Removing carbon dioxide from the air may be the most effective way to meet the globe's ambitious climate goals.

Harvard Scientists Taking Geoengineering Into the Field

Harvard scientists plan to undertake one of the first outdoor geoengineering experiments next year.

Senate Mulls ‘Kill Switch’ for Obama Methane Rule

Congress could use a rarely-invoked law to permanently kill an Obama-era methane emissions regulation.

Public Climate Information Threatened Under Trump

Federal government climate change websites may be at risk in the Trump administration.

Scientists Warn Negative Emissions Are a ‘Moral Hazard’

Removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere to prevent global warming is a fool’s game, scientists say.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

Artificial Leaf Turns CO2 Emissions Into Fuel

Scientists are developing an artificial leaf that can turn carbon dioxide emissions into fuel.

Court Decision on Climate Plan Jolts Carbon Prices

The Supreme Court's stay of the Clean Power Plan made carbon prices in the Northeast tumble.

Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide Emissions to Stone

For the first time, carbon dioxide emissions from an electric power plant have been solidified.

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

Forests that regrow after being cut play an unexpectedly valuable role in sequestering carbon emissions.

Global 2040 Forecast Sees Only Slight Fall in Fossil Fuels

Fossil fuels will still be the dominate energy source on the planet in 2040, a U.S. government forecast shows.

Fracking Hits Milestone as Natural Gas Use Rises in U.S.

More natural gas is coming from fracking than ever before, and much of it is being used for electricity.

Satellite Shows U.S. Has the Most Gas Flares in the World

NOAA scientists have found more gas flares in the United States than anywhere else in the world.

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

The rapidly warming Arctic is already impacting Alaska, as earlier ice breakups on the Tanana River are more likely.

Coal Decline Pushes Peabody Energy Into Bankruptcy

Peabody Energy, the world’s largest coal producer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday.

Farmland Could Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Change

Carbon could be stored in soil as a way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb climate change.

White House: Climate Change Poses Urgent Health Risk

Climate change is a major threat to human health, according to a report released Monday.