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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.

Marine Economy Takes a Dive as Ocean Acidity Rises

A new study says growing acidification off Alaska’s waters threatens the state’s whole economy.

Europe’s Forests Suffer Effects of Climate Change

New research shows that forest ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in the climate.

New CO2 Satellite Sends First Data Back to Earth

NASA's newest satellite sent back it first data and it looks like all systems are running smoothly.

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.

Steady Increase in Flights Will Outweigh Carbon Cuts

Researchers say the demand for flights needs to drop to counteract the effects of growing carbon 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.

Indigenous Groups Give Tropical Forests a Carbon Boost

Tropical forests managed by local communities have the potential to sequester huge amounts of carbon.

Determining Methane Leaks Is Key to Climate Goals

Analysis and interactive explore how beneficial converting U.S. power from coal to natural gas could be.

6 Degrees: Arctic Sea Ice Is Melting, but East Coast Isn’t

Review of top climate news, from the state of Arctic summer sea ice melt to the cost of delayed action on climate.

Using CO2 Emissions to Pump Oil May Help the Climate

Capturing CO2 from coal power plants and using it to produce crude oil could help the climate, experts say.

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.

Warming Threatens Roads, Ports and Planes, Report Says

Transportation could be both a cause and a casualty of climate change, according to a new report.

Roadside Land Offers Huge Carbon Storage Potential

Roadside shrubbery & grass soak up a lot of carbon; with better management it could soak up more.

Scientists Begin Hi-Tech Quest for Arctic Sea Ice Answers

Automatic sensors will allow scientists to conduct a monitoring program to determine summer sea ice melt.

Win-Win Way Pinpointed to Aid Food Security & Climate

Scientists say they have found a way to feed billions of people, while reducing environmental stresses.

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.

Star Wars Meets the IPCC Report

Climate change gets the Star Wars treatment. Is the force strong with this idea?

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.

U.S. Gets Lackluster Energy Efficiency Ranking

The U.S. scored 13th in global energy efficiency ranking, or near the bottom of the world's 16 largest economies.

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A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80% in May.